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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 20:50:00 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 20:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 16' South, Longitude: 16° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.87 meters/second, 1540.3 km/hour, 957.1 miles/hour or 831.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.95 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 24' 38.6"956.91 miwest0° 07' 30.8"8.61 minorth957.26 mi
24 hours13° 55' 04.3"924.20 mieast3° 28' 39.8"239.10 minorth961.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MenongueSun 9:50 PM211 km131 miles114 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LubangoSun 9:50 PM369 km230 miles199 nmWest-northwest WNW
RunduSun 9:50 PM379 km235 miles205 nmEast-southeast ESE
HuamboSun 9:50 PM399 km248 miles215 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LuenaSun 9:50 PM610 km379 miles329 nmNortheast NE
WindhoekSun 9:50 PM698 km434 miles377 nmSouth S
MonguSun 10:50 PM705 km438 miles381 nmEast E
MalanjeSun 9:50 PM745 km463 miles402 nmNorth N
Walvis BaySun 9:50 PM773 km480 miles417 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GhanziSun 10:50 PM799 km496 miles431 nmSoutheast SE

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