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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: 45%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, February 22, 2014 at 5:16 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, March 1, 2014 at 8:00 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 05:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 45' South, Longitude: 17° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.77 meters/second, 1522.0 km/hour, 945.7 miles/hour or 821.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.76 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 misouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 25' 58.9"945.41 miwest0° 02' 23.1"2.73 misouth945.31 mi
24 hours13° 50' 00.7"906.16 mieast0° 24' 03.8"27.59 misouth905.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Rundu *Sun 7:16 AM258 km160 miles139 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Sun 7:16 AM424 km264 miles229 nmSouth S
MenongueSun 6:16 AM453 km281 miles244 nmNorth N
Swakopmund *Sun 7:16 AM533 km331 miles288 nmSouthwest SW
GhanziSun 7:16 AM543 km338 miles293 nmSoutheast SE
Walvis Bay *Sun 7:16 AM559 km348 miles302 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LubangoSun 6:16 AM601 km374 miles325 nmNorthwest NW
MaunSun 7:16 AM638 km396 miles344 nmEast-southeast ESE
HuamboSun 6:16 AM688 km427 miles371 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MonguSun 7:16 AM714 km444 miles385 nmEast-northeast ENE

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