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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 Friday, May 24, 2013 at 22:24:00 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: 100%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, May 18, 2013 at 4:36 AM
Next phaseFull MoonSaturday, May 25, 2013 at 4:27 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, May 24, 2013 at 22:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 01' South, Longitude: 19° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.60 meters/second, 1514.2 km/hour, 940.9 miles/hour or 817.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.8"15.68 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 misouth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 22' 51.9"940.55 miwest0° 04' 27.0"5.10 misouth940.35 mi
24 hours15° 02' 25.0"983.63 mieast1° 06' 51.8"76.66 misouth983.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RunduFri 11:24 PM122 km76 miles66 nmNorth N
GhanziSat 12:24 AM355 km221 miles192 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaunSat 12:24 AM397 km247 miles214 nmEast-southeast ESE
WindhoekFri 11:24 PM483 km300 miles261 nmSouthwest SW
MenongueFri 11:24 PM530 km329 miles286 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MonguSat 12:24 AM546 km339 miles295 nmNortheast NE
SwakopmundFri 11:24 PM681 km423 miles368 nmSouthwest SW
Walvis BayFri 11:24 PM701 km436 miles379 nmSouthwest SW
LuenaFri 11:24 PM800 km497 miles432 nmNorth N
LubangoFri 11:24 PM809 km503 miles437 nmWest-northwest WNW

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