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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 Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 23:22:00 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 phaseFull MoonSunday, June 23, 2013 at 11:34 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, June 30, 2013 at 4:55 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 23:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 57' South, Longitude: 17° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.54 meters/second, 1514.0 km/hour, 940.7 miles/hour or 817.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.68 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 22' 27.2"940.48 miwest0° 04' 46.8"5.48 minorth940.72 mi
24 hours14° 44' 30.8"964.52 mieast2° 31' 14.1"173.35 minorth986.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RunduMon 12:22 AM271 km168 miles146 nmEast-northeast ENE
WindhoekMon 12:22 AM402 km250 miles217 nmSouth S
MenongueMon 12:22 AM474 km295 miles256 nmNorth N
SwakopmundMon 12:22 AM513 km318 miles277 nmSouthwest SW
GhanziMon 1:22 AM535 km332 miles289 nmSoutheast SE
Walvis BayMon 12:22 AM539 km335 miles291 nmSouthwest SW
LubangoMon 12:22 AM613 km381 miles331 nmNorthwest NW
MaunMon 1:22 AM639 km397 miles345 nmEast-southeast ESE
HuamboMon 12:22 AM707 km439 miles382 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MonguMon 1:22 AM730 km453 miles394 nmEast-northeast ENE

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