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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 21:00:00 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 21:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 15' South, Longitude: 14° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.92 meters/second, 1540.5 km/hour, 957.2 miles/hour or 831.8 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' 38.9"957.02 miwest0° 07' 32.0"8.63 minorth957.37 mi
24 hours13° 54' 52.1"924.07 mieast3° 29' 03.2"239.54 minorth961.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoSun 10:00 PM168 km104 miles91 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MenongueSun 10:00 PM411 km255 miles222 nmEast-northeast ENE
HuamboSun 10:00 PM417 km259 miles225 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RunduSun 10:00 PM616 km383 miles333 nmEast-southeast ESE
Walvis BaySun 10:00 PM743 km461 miles401 nmSouth S
WindhoekSun 10:00 PM761 km473 miles411 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MalanjeSun 10:00 PM776 km482 miles419 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuenaSun 10:00 PM787 km489 miles425 nmNortheast NE
LuandaSun 10:00 PM828 km514 miles447 nmNorth N
MonguSun 11:00 PM959 km596 miles518 nmEast E
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