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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: 3%
Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, December 3, 2013 at 12:23 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, December 9, 2013 at 3:12 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 11:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 08' South
Longitude: 30° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.24 meters/second, 1512.9 km/hour, 940.1 miles/hour or 816.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.67 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 22' 48.5"939.86 miwest0° 02' 45.4"3.16 minorth940.00 mi
24 hours14° 42' 10.4"960.94 mieast1° 43' 36.6"118.77 minorth973.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GweruWed 1:14 PM100 km62 miles54 nmWest-southwest WSW
MasvingoWed 1:14 PM105 km65 miles57 nmSouth S
HarareWed 1:14 PM149 km93 miles80 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MutareWed 1:14 PM206 km128 miles111 nmEast E
BulawayoWed 1:14 PM250 km155 miles135 nmWest-southwest WSW
FrancistownWed 1:14 PM403 km250 miles218 nmSouthwest SW
BeiraWed 1:14 PM440 km274 miles238 nmEast E
LusakaWed 1:14 PM486 km302 miles262 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PolokwaneWed 1:14 PM543 km337 miles293 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KabweWed 1:14 PM572 km355 miles309 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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