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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: 100%
Previous phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, May 18, 2013 at 4:35 AM
Next phaseFull MoonSaturday, May 25, 2013 at 4:25 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, May 24, 2013 at 22:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 01' South
Longitude: 19° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.60 meters/second, 1514.1 km/hour, 940.8 miles/hour or 817.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.8"15.68 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 misouth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 22' 51.9"940.60 miwest0° 04' 26.9"5.10 misouth940.41 mi
24 hours15° 02' 25.8"983.71 mieast1° 06' 47.9"76.59 misouth983.34 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 PM125 km77 miles67 nmNorth-northeast NNE
WindhoekFri 11:24 PM467 km290 miles252 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SwakopmundFri 11:24 PM659 km409 miles356 nmSouthwest SW
Walvis BayFri 11:24 PM680 km422 miles367 nmSouthwest SW
LubangoFri 11:24 PM786 km488 miles424 nmNorthwest NW
HuamboFri 11:24 PM800 km497 miles432 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MolepololeSat 12:24 AM860 km535 miles465 nmSoutheast SE
FrancistownSat 12:24 AM869 km540 miles469 nmEast-southeast ESE
GaboroneSat 12:24 AM909 km565 miles491 nmSoutheast SE
LusakaSat 12:24 AM1013 km630 miles547 nmEast-northeast ENE
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