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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: 93%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, August 14, 2013 at 10:58 AM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, August 21, 2013 at 1:46 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 20:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 21' South, Longitude: 26° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.68 meters/second, 1539.7 km/hour, 956.7 miles/hour or 831.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.94 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 24' 36.7"956.48 miwest0° 07' 26.3"8.53 minorth956.82 mi
24 hours13° 55' 53.0"924.71 mieast3° 27' 05.6"237.30 minorth962.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LusakaSun 10:10 PM241 km150 miles130 nmEast-northeast ENE
KabweSun 10:10 PM317 km197 miles171 nmNortheast NE
MonguSun 10:10 PM354 km220 miles191 nmWest-northwest WNW
KitweSun 10:10 PM446 km277 miles241 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NdolaSun 10:10 PM453 km282 miles245 nmNortheast NE
BulawayoSun 10:10 PM488 km303 miles263 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaunSun 10:10 PM502 km312 miles271 nmSouthwest SW
GweruSun 10:10 PM510 km317 miles276 nmSoutheast SE
LubumbashiSun 10:10 PM536 km333 miles290 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HarareSun 10:10 PM536 km333 miles290 nmEast-southeast ESE

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