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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: 99%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, July 16, 2013 at 3:19 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, July 22, 2013 at 6:16 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, July 21, 2013 at 21:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 56' South, Longitude: 29° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.35 meters/second, 1524.0 km/hour, 947.0 miles/hour or 822.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.78 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 23' 08.6"946.76 miwest0° 06' 07.5"7.02 minorth947.06 mi
24 hours14° 29' 27.6"953.69 mieast3° 00' 36.7"206.99 minorth983.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ChitungwizaSun 11:10 PM112 km69 miles60 nmEast E
HarareSun 11:10 PM112 km70 miles60 nmEast E
GweruSun 11:10 PM169 km105 miles91 nmSouth S
MasvingoSun 11:10 PM252 km157 miles136 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BulawayoSun 11:10 PM287 km178 miles155 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MutareSun 11:10 PM304 km189 miles164 nmEast-southeast ESE
LusakaSun 11:10 PM334 km207 miles180 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KabweSun 11:10 PM420 km261 miles227 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FrancistownSun 11:10 PM443 km275 miles239 nmSouthwest SW
BeiraSun 11:10 PM551 km342 miles298 nmEast-southeast ESE

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