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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 38%
Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:36 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 41' South
Longitude: 22° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.41 meters/second, 1549.5 km/hour, 962.8 miles/hour or 836.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.05 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 27' 16.2"962.68 miwest0° 07' 51.1"9.00 minorth963.03 mi
24 hours12° 48' 22.3"852.94 mieast3° 30' 43.5"241.47 minorth892.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Rundu *Thu 7:36 AM365 km227 miles197 nmSouthwest SW
LusakaThu 7:36 AM642 km399 miles347 nmEast E
KitweThu 7:36 AM714 km443 miles385 nmEast-northeast ENE
LubumbashiThu 7:36 AM716 km445 miles387 nmNortheast NE
HuamboThu 6:36 AM778 km484 miles420 nmWest-northwest WNW
FrancistownThu 7:36 AM819 km509 miles442 nmSoutheast SE
Windhoek *Thu 7:36 AM937 km582 miles506 nmSouthwest SW
LubangoThu 6:36 AM950 km590 miles513 nmWest W
HarareThu 7:36 AM962 km598 miles520 nmEast-southeast ESE
GaboroneThu 7:36 AM1061 km659 miles573 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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