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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, May 2, 2013 at 04:00:00 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: 54%

Previous phaseFull MoonThursday, April 25, 2013 at 7:59 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:16 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 04:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 13' South, Longitude: 28° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.61 meters/second, 1568.2 km/hour, 974.4 miles/hour or 846.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.24 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 28' 02.3"974.28 miwest0° 09' 15.9"10.61 minorth974.64 mi
24 hours12° 27' 25.2"838.92 mieast3° 58' 27.4"273.17 minorth888.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NdolaThu 6:00 AM31 km20 miles17 nmNorthwest NW
KitweThu 6:00 AM77 km48 miles42 nmNorthwest NW
KabweThu 6:00 AM142 km88 miles77 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LubumbashiThu 6:00 AM223 km139 miles120 nmNorthwest NW
LusakaThu 6:00 AM251 km156 miles135 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ChipataThu 6:00 AM420 km261 miles227 nmEast E
KasamaThu 6:00 AM420 km261 miles227 nmNortheast NE
LilongweThu 6:00 AM545 km339 miles294 nmEast E
HarareThu 6:00 AM565 km351 miles305 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ChitungwizaThu 6:00 AM583 km362 miles315 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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