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

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 16:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 12' South, Longitude: 26° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.18 meters/second, 1552.2 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"16.07 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 minorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 26' 46.0"964.33 miwest0° 07' 38.3"8.75 minorth964.65 mi
24 hours13° 03' 57.1"872.22 mieast3° 26' 28.7"236.58 minorth910.06 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 PM202 km125 miles109 nmEast E
KabweSat 6:50 PM235 km146 miles127 nmEast-northeast ENE
KitweSat 6:50 PM329 km204 miles178 nmNortheast NE
NdolaSat 6:50 PM343 km213 miles185 nmNortheast NE
MonguSat 6:50 PM352 km219 miles190 nmWest W
LubumbashiSat 6:50 PM408 km254 miles221 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HarareSat 6:50 PM574 km357 miles310 nmEast-southeast ESE
ChitungwizaSat 6:50 PM584 km363 miles315 nmEast-southeast ESE
GweruSat 6:50 PM593 km369 miles320 nmSoutheast SE
BulawayoSat 6:50 PM595 km369 miles321 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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