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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 Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 22:32:00 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 QuarterSunday, June 16, 2013 at 5:25 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, June 23, 2013 at 11:34 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 22:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 08' South, Longitude: 14° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.18 meters/second, 1501.9 km/hour, 933.2 miles/hour or 810.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.55 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.55 mi
1 hour14° 21' 50.2"932.92 miwest0° 01' 03.4"1.21 minorth932.98 mi
24 hours15° 11' 33.5"986.71 mieast1° 07' 27.1"77.33 minorth993.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SwakopmundSat 11:32 PM283 km176 miles153 nmSouth S
Walvis BaySat 11:32 PM314 km195 miles169 nmSouth S
WindhoekSat 11:32 PM402 km250 miles217 nmSoutheast SE
LubangoSat 11:32 PM583 km362 miles315 nmNorth N
RunduSat 11:32 PM633 km393 miles342 nmEast-northeast ENE
MenongueSat 11:32 PM709 km441 miles383 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GhanziSun 12:32 AM791 km492 miles427 nmEast-southeast ESE
HuamboSat 11:32 PM830 km516 miles448 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaunSun 12:32 AM962 km598 miles519 nmEast E
LuandaSat 11:32 PM1255 km780 miles678 nmNorth N

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