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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: 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 17:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 54' South, Longitude: 13° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.01 meters/second, 1530.0 km/hour, 950.7 miles/hour or 826.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.84 miwest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 misouth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 26' 17.7"950.42 miwest0° 05' 17.9"6.07 misouth950.21 mi
24 hours13° 46' 39.7"906.96 mieast1° 35' 39.8"109.66 misouth909.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoWed 6:06 PM330 km205 miles178 nmNorth N
SwakopmundWed 6:06 PM539 km335 miles291 nmSouth S
Walvis BayWed 6:06 PM568 km353 miles307 nmSouth S
MenongueWed 6:06 PM569 km354 miles307 nmNortheast NE
HuamboWed 6:06 PM613 km381 miles331 nmNorth-northeast NNE
WindhoekWed 6:06 PM636 km395 miles343 nmSoutheast SE
RunduWed 6:06 PM658 km409 miles355 nmEast E
GhanziWed 7:06 PM946 km588 miles511 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuenaWed 6:06 PM962 km598 miles520 nmNortheast NE
MalanjeWed 6:06 PM972 km604 miles525 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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