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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 Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 16:46:00 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: 53%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, August 14, 2013 at 10:58 AM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, August 21, 2013 at 1:46 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 52' South, Longitude: 18° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.09 meters/second, 1530.3 km/hour, 950.9 miles/hour or 826.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.85 miwest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 misouth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 26' 19.0"950.61 miwest0° 05' 20.0"6.11 misouth950.39 mi
24 hours13° 46' 10.2"906.58 mieast1° 36' 36.2"110.74 misouth909.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RunduWed 5:46 PM148 km92 miles80 nmEast E
MenongueWed 5:46 PM362 km225 miles195 nmNorth-northwest NNW
WindhoekWed 5:46 PM537 km333 miles290 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GhanziWed 6:46 PM546 km339 miles295 nmSoutheast SE
MaunWed 6:46 PM582 km362 miles314 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonguWed 6:46 PM584 km363 miles316 nmEast-northeast ENE
LubangoWed 5:46 PM615 km382 miles332 nmWest-northwest WNW
HuamboWed 5:46 PM630 km392 miles340 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SwakopmundWed 5:46 PM667 km414 miles360 nmSouthwest SW
Walvis BayWed 5:46 PM692 km430 miles374 nmSouthwest SW

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