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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: 98%

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 Monday, August 19, 2013 at 21:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 44' South, Longitude: 25° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.35 meters/second, 1567.3 km/hour, 973.9 miles/hour or 846.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.23 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 25' 53.3"973.77 miwest0° 09' 52.4"11.31 minorth974.15 mi
24 hours13° 22' 48.3"902.84 mieast4° 15' 54.6"293.17 minorth955.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubumbashiMon 11:10 PM248 km154 miles134 nmEast-northeast ENE
KitweMon 11:10 PM297 km185 miles160 nmEast E
NdolaMon 11:10 PM343 km213 miles185 nmEast E
KabweMon 11:10 PM373 km232 miles201 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonguMon 11:10 PM378 km235 miles204 nmSouthwest SW
LusakaMon 11:10 PM423 km263 miles229 nmSoutheast SE
LuenaMon 10:10 PM615 km382 miles332 nmWest W
KasamaMon 11:10 PM682 km424 miles368 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mbuji-MayiMon 11:10 PM761 km473 miles411 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ChipataMon 11:10 PM783 km487 miles423 nmEast E
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