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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 Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 05:36:00 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: 50%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:38 AM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 21' South, Longitude: 9° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.69 meters/second, 1525.3 km/hour, 947.8 miles/hour or 823.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.80 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 minorth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 25' 50.4"947.53 miwest0° 05' 24.0"6.19 minorth947.79 mi
24 hours13° 23' 46.3"879.64 mieast2° 38' 56.0"182.16 minorth904.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoWed 6:36 AM597 km371 miles322 nmNortheast NE
Walvis Bay *Wed 7:36 AM755 km469 miles407 nmSoutheast SE
HuamboWed 6:36 AM935 km581 miles505 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Wed 7:36 AM950 km590 miles513 nmEast-southeast ESE
MenongueWed 6:36 AM997 km620 miles538 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuandaWed 6:36 AM1140 km708 miles615 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownWed 5:36 AM1606 km998 miles867 nmWest W
KinshasaWed 6:36 AM1689 km1049 miles912 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleWed 6:36 AM1694 km1052 miles914 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneWed 7:36 AM1868 km1161 miles1009 nmEast-southeast ESE
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