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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 Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 20:00:00 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: 93%

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 Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 20:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 23' South, Longitude: 28° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.63 meters/second, 1539.5 km/hour, 956.6 miles/hour or 831.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.94 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 24' 36.4"956.37 miwest0° 07' 25.2"8.51 minorth956.71 mi
24 hours13° 56' 05.0"924.84 mieast3° 26' 41.9"236.85 minorth962.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LusakaSun 10:00 PM113 km70 miles61 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KabweSun 10:00 PM215 km133 miles116 nmNorth N
HarareSun 10:00 PM302 km188 miles163 nmEast-southeast ESE
ChitungwizaSun 10:00 PM312 km194 miles169 nmSoutheast SE
GweruSun 10:00 PM362 km225 miles196 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NdolaSun 10:00 PM376 km234 miles203 nmNorth N
KitweSun 10:00 PM398 km247 miles215 nmNorth N
BulawayoSun 10:00 PM418 km260 miles226 nmSouth S
MasvingoSun 10:00 PM470 km292 miles254 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MutareSun 10:00 PM514 km319 miles277 nmSoutheast SE

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