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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: 9%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, December 3, 2013 at 12:24 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, December 9, 2013 at 3:13 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 11:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 22' South, Longitude: 38° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.05 meters/second, 1530.2 km/hour, 950.8 miles/hour or 826.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"15.85 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 minorth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 23' 53.1"950.60 miwest0° 05' 58.8"6.85 minorth950.88 mi
24 hours14° 08' 17.6"933.45 mieast2° 53' 56.0"199.33 minorth961.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NampulaThu 1:42 PM251 km156 miles136 nmNorth N
BlantyreThu 1:42 PM456 km284 miles246 nmWest-northwest WNW
BeiraThu 1:42 PM514 km319 miles277 nmWest-southwest WSW
LilongweThu 1:42 PM670 km416 miles362 nmWest-northwest WNW
FomboniThu 2:42 PM762 km474 miles412 nmNortheast NE
MoroniThu 2:42 PM780 km485 miles421 nmNortheast NE
ChipataThu 1:42 PM792 km492 miles428 nmWest-northwest WNW
MutsamuduThu 2:42 PM821 km510 miles443 nmNortheast NE
HarareThu 1:42 PM841 km523 miles454 nmWest W
MamoutzouThu 2:42 PM844 km524 miles456 nmNortheast NE
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