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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 16%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 24, 2014 at 1:47 AM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, March 30, 2014 at 6:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 23' South, Longitude: 38° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.57 meters/second, 1582.4 km/hour, 983.3 miles/hour or 854.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.39 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 26' 59.2"983.15 miwest0° 10' 02.1"11.49 minorth983.48 mi
24 hours13° 04' 03.7"889.13 mieast4° 16' 26.1"293.71 minorth941.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Dar es SalaamThu 9:30 AM419 km260 miles226 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KarongaThu 8:30 AM449 km279 miles243 nmWest W
MzuzuThu 8:30 AM452 km281 miles244 nmWest-southwest WSW
Zanzibar CityThu 9:30 AM485 km301 miles262 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MbeyaThu 9:30 AM526 km327 miles284 nmWest-northwest WNW
DodomaThu 9:30 AM528 km328 miles285 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NampulaThu 8:30 AM541 km336 miles292 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoroniThu 9:30 AM592 km368 miles320 nmEast-southeast ESE
LilongweThu 8:30 AM609 km378 miles329 nmSouthwest SW
FomboniThu 9:30 AM661 km410 miles357 nmEast-southeast ESE

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