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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 Monday, August 19, 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: 98%

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 Monday, August 19, 2013 at 21:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 41' South, Longitude: 20° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.45 meters/second, 1567.6 km/hour, 974.1 miles/hour or 846.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.23 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 25' 54.5"973.92 miwest0° 09' 53.8"11.34 minorth974.30 mi
24 hours13° 22' 22.3"902.47 mieast4° 16' 23.2"293.70 minorth955.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuenaMon 10:30 PM150 km93 miles81 nmNorthwest NW
MonguMon 11:30 PM372 km231 miles201 nmSoutheast SE
MenongueMon 10:30 PM413 km257 miles223 nmWest-southwest WSW
LucapaMon 10:30 PM473 km294 miles255 nmNorth N
HuamboMon 10:30 PM565 km351 miles305 nmWest W
RunduMon 10:30 PM592 km368 miles320 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MalanjeMon 10:30 PM611 km379 miles330 nmNorthwest NW
LubumbashiMon 11:30 PM721 km448 miles389 nmEast E
Mbuji-MayiMon 11:30 PM782 km486 miles422 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KitweMon 11:30 PM790 km491 miles427 nmEast E

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