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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: 59%
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 16:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 12' South
Longitude: 26° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.18 meters/second, 1552.3 km/hour, 964.5 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"16.08 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 minorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 26' 46.1"964.40 miwest0° 07' 38.3"8.75 minorth964.73 mi
24 hours13° 03' 55.8"872.27 mieast3° 26' 30.9"236.63 minorth910.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LusakaSat 6:50 PM231 km143 miles124 nmEast E
KabweSat 6:50 PM262 km163 miles142 nmEast-northeast ENE
MonguSat 6:50 PM323 km201 miles175 nmWest W
KitweSat 6:50 PM347 km215 miles187 nmNortheast NE
NdolaSat 6:50 PM364 km226 miles197 nmNortheast NE
LubumbashiSat 6:50 PM417 km259 miles225 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HarareSat 6:50 PM599 km372 miles323 nmEast-southeast ESE
BulawayoSat 6:50 PM606 km377 miles327 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GweruSat 6:50 PM611 km380 miles330 nmSoutheast SE
FrancistownSat 6:50 PM677 km420 miles365 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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