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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: 85%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, August 14, 2013 at 10:57 AM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, August 21, 2013 at 1:45 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 20:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 44' South, Longitude: 11° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.79 meters/second, 1518.5 km/hour, 943.5 miles/hour or 819.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"15.73 miwest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 minorth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 23' 52.5"943.33 miwest0° 04' 27.8"5.12 minorth943.55 mi
24 hours14° 19' 45.5"938.84 mieast2° 22' 22.2"163.19 minorth959.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoSat 9:10 PM465 km289 miles251 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SwakopmundSat 9:10 PM530 km330 miles286 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Walvis BaySat 9:10 PM554 km345 miles299 nmSouth-southeast SSE
WindhoekSat 9:10 PM709 km441 miles383 nmSoutheast SE
MenongueSat 9:10 PM786 km488 miles424 nmNortheast NE
HuamboSat 9:10 PM791 km491 miles427 nmNortheast NE
RunduSat 9:10 PM862 km536 miles466 nmEast E
LuandaSat 9:10 PM1108 km688 miles598 nmNorth N
GaboroneSat 10:10 PM1614 km1003 miles871 nmEast-southeast ESE
KinshasaSat 9:10 PM1642 km1021 miles887 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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