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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, July 20, 2013 at 21:10:00 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: 95%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, July 16, 2013 at 3:20 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, July 22, 2013 at 6:17 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, July 20, 2013 at 21:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 42' South, Longitude: 15° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.66 meters/second, 1507.2 km/hour, 936.5 miles/hour or 813.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.61 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.61 mi
1 hour14° 22' 31.2"936.24 miwest0° 02' 44.2"3.14 minorth936.37 mi
24 hours14° 54' 16.8"970.69 mieast1° 45' 28.8"120.91 minorth983.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SwakopmundSat 10:10 PM341 km212 miles184 nmSouth-southwest SSW
WindhoekSat 10:10 PM365 km227 miles197 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Walvis BaySat 10:10 PM371 km231 miles201 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RunduSat 10:10 PM504 km313 miles272 nmEast-northeast ENE
LubangoSat 10:10 PM565 km351 miles305 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MenongueSat 10:10 PM610 km379 miles329 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GhanziSat 11:10 PM691 km430 miles373 nmEast-southeast ESE
HuamboSat 10:10 PM767 km477 miles414 nmNorth N
MaunSat 11:10 PM845 km525 miles456 nmEast E
MonguSat 11:10 PM960 km596 miles518 nmEast-northeast ENE

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