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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: 45%
Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, July 8, 2013 at 7:15 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, July 16, 2013 at 3:19 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, July 15, 2013 at 15:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 51' South
Longitude: 31° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.42 meters/second, 1596.3 km/hour, 991.9 miles/hour or 861.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.53 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 misouth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 30' 36.1"991.80 miwest0° 10' 15.9"11.76 misouth991.64 mi
24 hours12° 05' 17.4"826.28 mieast3° 54' 46.5"268.96 misouth864.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MzuzuMon 5:18 PM401 km249 miles216 nmSoutheast SE
LubumbashiMon 5:18 PM537 km334 miles290 nmSouthwest SW
NdolaMon 5:18 PM553 km343 miles298 nmSouthwest SW
DodomaMon 6:18 PM556 km346 miles300 nmEast-northeast ENE
KitweMon 5:18 PM565 km351 miles305 nmSouthwest SW
LilongweMon 5:18 PM621 km386 miles335 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GitegaMon 5:18 PM623 km387 miles337 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BujumburaMon 5:18 PM651 km404 miles351 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MuyingaMon 5:18 PM676 km420 miles365 nmNorth N
ButareMon 5:18 PM717 km446 miles387 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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