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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 17:08:00 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 17:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 30' South, Longitude: 26° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.32 meters/second, 1513.2 km/hour, 940.2 miles/hour or 817.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.67 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 misouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 24' 49.4"939.92 miwest0° 02' 28.1"2.83 misouth939.80 mi
24 hours14° 15' 52.9"930.21 mieast0° 22' 47.4"26.13 misouth929.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BulawayoThu 7:08 PM195 km121 miles106 nmEast-southeast ESE
FrancistownThu 7:08 PM198 km123 miles107 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TonotaThu 7:08 PM224 km139 miles121 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GweruThu 7:08 PM311 km193 miles168 nmEast E
SeroweThu 7:08 PM321 km199 miles173 nmSouth S
MaunThu 7:08 PM364 km226 miles197 nmWest W
MasvingoThu 7:08 PM422 km262 miles228 nmEast E
ChitungwizaThu 7:08 PM473 km294 miles255 nmEast-northeast ENE
LusakaThu 7:08 PM476 km296 miles257 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HarareThu 7:08 PM480 km298 miles259 nmEast-northeast ENE
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