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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: 28%
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 Friday, April 5, 2013 at 06:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 04' South
Longitude: 24° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.93 meters/second, 1576.5 km/hour, 979.6 miles/hour or 851.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.33 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 28' 46.9"979.54 miwest0° 09' 43.2"11.14 minorth979.90 mi
24 hours12° 14' 03.6"827.67 mieast4° 07' 55.7"284.02 minorth880.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubumbashiFri 8:18 AM277 km172 miles150 nmEast E
KitweFri 8:18 AM362 km225 miles196 nmEast-southeast ESE
NdolaFri 8:18 AM410 km255 miles221 nmEast-southeast ESE
LusakaFri 8:18 AM515 km320 miles278 nmSoutheast SE
Mbuji-MayiFri 8:18 AM675 km419 miles364 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rundu *Fri 8:18 AM856 km532 miles462 nmSouthwest SW
HarareFri 8:18 AM913 km567 miles493 nmSoutheast SE
LilongweFri 8:18 AM978 km608 miles528 nmEast-southeast ESE
HuamboFri 7:18 AM1007 km626 miles544 nmWest W
BujumburaFri 8:18 AM1076 km669 miles581 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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