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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: 93%

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 Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 20:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 16' South, Longitude: 16° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.88 meters/second, 1540.4 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.95 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 24' 38.6"956.99 miwest0° 07' 30.9"8.62 minorth957.34 mi
24 hours13° 55' 02.9"924.25 mieast3° 28' 42.3"239.16 minorth962.03 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 PM228 km141 miles123 nmNortheast NE
LubangoSun 9:50 PM343 km213 miles185 nmWest-northwest WNW
HuamboSun 9:50 PM393 km244 miles212 nmNorth N
RunduSun 9:50 PM404 km251 miles218 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuenaSun 9:50 PM627 km389 miles338 nmNortheast NE
WindhoekSun 9:50 PM701 km436 miles379 nmSouth S
MonguSun 10:50 PM733 km455 miles396 nmEast E
MalanjeSun 9:50 PM744 km462 miles402 nmNorth N
Walvis BaySun 9:50 PM765 km476 miles413 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LuandaSun 9:50 PM891 km553 miles481 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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