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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: 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 21:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 40' South, Longitude: 5° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.74 meters/second, 1507.5 km/hour, 936.7 miles/hour or 814.0 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' 31.3"936.42 miwest0° 02' 50.2"3.25 minorth936.56 mi
24 hours14° 53' 52.0"970.42 mieast1° 47' 44.2"123.50 minorth983.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoSat 10:50 PM974 km605 miles526 nmEast-northeast ENE
Walvis BaySat 10:50 PM976 km606 miles527 nmEast-southeast ESE
WindhoekSat 10:50 PM1219 km757 miles658 nmEast-southeast ESE
JamestownSat 9:50 PM1287 km800 miles695 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuandaSat 10:50 PM1443 km896 miles779 nmNortheast NE
KinshasaSat 10:50 PM1988 km1235 miles1073 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleSat 10:50 PM1992 km1238 miles1076 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownSat 11:50 PM2015 km1252 miles1088 nmSoutheast SE
GaboroneSat 11:50 PM2146 km1334 miles1159 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméSat 9:50 PM2216 km1377 miles1196 nmNorth N

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