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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: 86%

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 20:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 41' South, Longitude: 2° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.92 meters/second, 1518.9 km/hour, 943.8 miles/hour or 820.1 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' 04.5"0.09 minorth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 23' 53.2"943.61 miwest0° 04' 33.2"5.22 minorth943.84 mi
24 hours14° 19' 16.1"938.57 mieast2° 24' 21.4"165.47 minorth959.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 8:50 PM880 km547 miles475 nmWest-northwest WNW
WindhoekSat 9:50 PM1626 km1010 miles878 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuandaSat 9:50 PM1626 km1010 miles878 nmNortheast NE
KinshasaSat 9:50 PM2145 km1333 miles1158 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSat 9:50 PM2148 km1335 miles1160 nmNortheast NE
São ToméSat 8:50 PM2165 km1345 miles1169 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSat 9:50 PM2259 km1404 miles1220 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownSat 10:50 PM2344 km1457 miles1266 nmSoutheast SE
GaboroneSat 10:50 PM2553 km1586 miles1378 nmEast-southeast ESE
MalaboSat 9:50 PM2589 km1608 miles1398 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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