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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 Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 16:40:00 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: 58%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:04 PM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, October 18, 2013 at 11:39 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 13' South, Longitude: 28° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.13 meters/second, 1552.1 km/hour, 964.4 miles/hour or 838.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.07 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 26' 45.4"964.22 miwest0° 07' 37.2"8.73 minorth964.55 mi
24 hours13° 04' 08.9"872.35 mieast3° 26' 09.5"236.21 minorth910.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LusakaSat 6:40 PM62 km38 miles33 nmWest-southwest WSW
KabweSat 6:40 PM95 km59 miles51 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NdolaSat 6:40 PM249 km155 miles135 nmNorth N
KitweSat 6:40 PM275 km171 miles149 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HarareSat 6:40 PM374 km232 miles202 nmSoutheast SE
ChitungwizaSat 6:40 PM389 km241 miles210 nmSoutheast SE
LubumbashiSat 6:40 PM420 km261 miles227 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ChipataSat 6:40 PM448 km278 miles242 nmEast-northeast ENE
GweruSat 6:40 PM480 km298 miles259 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BulawayoSat 6:40 PM547 km340 miles295 nmSouth S

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