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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 21:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 41' South, Longitude: 20° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.46 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.23 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 25' 54.5"974.00 miwest0° 09' 54.0"11.34 minorth974.38 mi
24 hours13° 22' 20.6"902.52 mieast4° 16' 24.9"293.75 minorth955.49 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 PM129 km80 miles70 nmNorthwest NW
MenongueMon 10:30 PM389 km242 miles210 nmSouthwest SW
MonguMon 11:30 PM391 km243 miles211 nmSoutheast SE
LucapaMon 10:30 PM472 km293 miles255 nmNorth N
HuamboMon 10:30 PM536 km333 miles289 nmWest W
MalanjeMon 10:30 PM586 km364 miles317 nmNorthwest NW
RunduMon 10:30 PM587 km365 miles317 nmSouth S
LubumbashiMon 11:30 PM750 km466 miles405 nmEast E
Mbuji-MayiMon 11:30 PM793 km493 miles428 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LubangoMon 10:30 PM814 km506 miles440 nmWest-southwest WSW
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