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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: 99%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, July 16, 2013 at 3:19 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, July 22, 2013 at 6:16 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, July 21, 2013 at 22:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 50' South, Longitude: 15° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.61 meters/second, 1525.0 km/hour, 947.6 miles/hour or 823.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.79 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 minorth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 23' 11.3"947.36 miwest0° 06' 15.4"7.17 minorth947.66 mi
24 hours14° 28' 02.9"952.69 mieast3° 03' 23.8"210.18 minorth983.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoSun 11:10 PM394 km245 miles213 nmNorthwest NW
MenongueSun 11:10 PM416 km258 miles225 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RunduSun 11:10 PM440 km273 miles238 nmEast E
WindhoekSun 11:10 PM546 km339 miles295 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SwakopmundSun 11:10 PM548 km340 miles296 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HuamboSun 11:10 PM560 km348 miles302 nmNorth N
Walvis BaySun 11:10 PM578 km359 miles312 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GhanziMon 12:10 AM763 km474 miles412 nmSoutheast SE
LuenaSun 11:10 PM814 km506 miles440 nmNortheast NE
MonguMon 12:10 AM852 km529 miles460 nmEast-northeast ENE

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