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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, May 1, 2013 at 03:36:00 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: 65%

Previous phaseFull MoonThursday, April 25, 2013 at 7:59 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:16 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 03:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 34' South, Longitude: 21° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.97 meters/second, 1540.7 km/hour, 957.3 miles/hour or 831.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.95 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 26' 10.2"957.13 miwest0° 07' 14.3"8.30 minorth957.47 mi
24 hours13° 10' 39.7"873.73 mieast3° 18' 08.2"227.04 minorth909.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RunduWed 4:36 AM229 km142 miles124 nmSouthwest SW
MonguWed 5:36 AM235 km146 miles127 nmNortheast NE
MaunWed 5:36 AM435 km270 miles235 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MenongueWed 4:36 AM450 km280 miles243 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuenaWed 4:36 AM554 km344 miles299 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GhanziWed 5:36 AM568 km353 miles307 nmSouth S
HuamboWed 4:36 AM741 km461 miles400 nmNorthwest NW
LusakaWed 5:36 AM747 km464 miles403 nmEast E
KabweWed 5:36 AM792 km492 miles428 nmEast-northeast ENE
WindhoekWed 4:36 AM803 km499 miles433 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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