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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: 58%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:03 PM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, October 18, 2013 at 11:38 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° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.13 meters/second, 1552.1 km/hour, 964.4 miles/hour or 838.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.07 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 26' 45.5"964.30 miwest0° 07' 37.4"8.74 minorth964.63 mi
24 hours13° 04' 07.6"872.40 mieast3° 26' 11.7"236.27 minorth910.16 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 PM36 km23 miles20 nmSouthwest SW
KabweSat 6:40 PM86 km54 miles47 nmNorth N
NdolaSat 6:40 PM248 km154 miles134 nmNorth N
KitweSat 6:40 PM270 km167 miles146 nmNorth N
HarareSat 6:40 PM393 km244 miles212 nmSoutheast SE
LubumbashiSat 6:40 PM411 km255 miles222 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ChipataSat 6:40 PM475 km295 miles256 nmEast-northeast ENE
GweruSat 6:40 PM487 km303 miles263 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BulawayoSat 6:40 PM546 km339 miles295 nmSouth S
LilongweSat 6:40 PM579 km360 miles313 nmEast-northeast ENE
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