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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 Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at 16:56:00 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: 67%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, July 16, 2013 at 3:20 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, July 22, 2013 at 6:17 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 18' South, Longitude: 33° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.83 meters/second, 1543.8 km/hour, 959.3 miles/hour or 833.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"15.99 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 26' 37.2"958.98 miwest0° 07' 12.0"8.25 misouth958.72 mi
24 hours13° 44' 42.3"912.62 mieast2° 24' 40.2"165.82 misouth921.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BlantyreWed 6:56 PM212 km131 miles114 nmEast-northeast ENE
LilongweWed 6:56 PM266 km165 miles143 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HarareWed 6:56 PM277 km172 miles149 nmSouthwest SW
ChitungwizaWed 6:56 PM288 km179 miles156 nmSouthwest SW
ChipataWed 6:56 PM298 km185 miles161 nmNorth N
MutareWed 6:56 PM300 km186 miles162 nmSouth S
BeiraWed 6:56 PM432 km269 miles233 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MasvingoWed 6:56 PM482 km299 miles260 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GweruWed 6:56 PM493 km306 miles266 nmSouthwest SW
LusakaWed 6:56 PM526 km327 miles284 nmWest W

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