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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 Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 16:56:00 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: 64%

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 Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 29' South, Longitude: 29° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.35 meters/second, 1513.2 km/hour, 940.3 miles/hour or 817.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"15.67 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 misouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 24' 50.1"939.98 miwest0° 02' 29.7"2.86 misouth939.86 mi
24 hours14° 15' 42.1"930.06 mieast0° 23' 25.8"26.86 misouth929.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GweruThu 6:56 PM9 km6 miles5 nmEast-northeast ENE
MasvingoThu 6:56 PM132 km82 miles71 nmEast-southeast ESE
BulawayoThu 6:56 PM142 km88 miles76 nmWest-southwest WSW
ChitungwizaThu 6:56 PM215 km134 miles116 nmNortheast NE
HarareThu 6:56 PM230 km143 miles124 nmNortheast NE
FrancistownThu 6:56 PM298 km185 miles161 nmSouthwest SW
MutareThu 6:56 PM313 km194 miles169 nmEast E
SeroweThu 6:56 PM450 km280 miles243 nmSouthwest SW
LusakaThu 6:56 PM476 km296 miles257 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PolokwaneThu 6:56 PM489 km304 miles264 nmSouth S
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