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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 04:36:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 39%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:38 AM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 04:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 49' South, Longitude: 37° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.11 meters/second, 1548.4 km/hour, 962.1 miles/hour or 836.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.03 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 27' 12.5"961.92 miwest0° 07' 45.5"8.89 minorth962.27 mi
24 hours12° 49' 52.5"853.99 mieast3° 28' 50.1"239.29 minorth893.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ZombaThu 6:36 AM188 km117 miles101 nmWest-northwest WNW
BlantyreThu 6:36 AM216 km134 miles117 nmWest W
NampulaThu 6:36 AM253 km157 miles136 nmEast-northeast ENE
LilongweThu 6:36 AM404 km251 miles218 nmWest-northwest WNW
BeiraThu 6:36 AM501 km311 miles270 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ChipataThu 6:36 AM529 km329 miles286 nmWest-northwest WNW
MutareThu 6:36 AM580 km360 miles313 nmSouthwest SW
MzuzuThu 6:36 AM582 km362 miles314 nmNorthwest NW
HarareThu 6:36 AM674 km419 miles364 nmWest-southwest WSW
ChitungwizaThu 6:36 AM680 km423 miles367 nmWest-southwest WSW
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