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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 21:30:00 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 21:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 11' South, Longitude: 7° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.07 meters/second, 1541.0 km/hour, 957.6 miles/hour or 832.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.96 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 24' 40.2"957.35 miwest0° 07' 35.3"8.70 minorth957.70 mi
24 hours13° 54' 15.2"923.69 mieast3° 30' 13.2"240.88 minorth961.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoSun 10:30 PM707 km439 miles382 nmEast E
HuamboSun 10:30 PM1011 km628 miles546 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuandaSun 10:30 PM1056 km656 miles570 nmNortheast NE
WindhoekSun 10:30 PM1271 km790 miles686 nmSoutheast SE
JamestownSun 9:30 PM1365 km848 miles737 nmWest W
KinshasaSun 10:30 PM1594 km991 miles861 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSun 10:30 PM1598 km993 miles863 nmNortheast NE
São ToméSun 9:30 PM1828 km1136 miles987 nmNorth N
LibrevilleSun 10:30 PM1853 km1152 miles1001 nmNorth N
GaboroneSun 11:30 PM2178 km1353 miles1176 nmEast-southeast ESE

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