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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 22:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 36' South
Longitude: 13° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.61 meters/second, 1568.2 km/hour, 974.4 miles/hour or 846.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.24 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 25' 56.1"974.35 miwest0° 09' 56.3"11.39 minorth974.72 mi
24 hours13° 21' 39.4"902.04 mieast4° 17' 09.7"294.60 minorth955.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HuamboMon 11:00 PM249 km154 miles134 nmEast E
LubangoMon 11:00 PM256 km159 miles138 nmSouth S
LuandaMon 11:00 PM417 km259 miles225 nmNorth N
CabindaMon 11:00 PM791 km492 miles427 nmNorth N
Pointe-NoireMon 11:00 PM882 km548 miles476 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RunduMon 11:00 PM897 km557 miles484 nmSoutheast SE
DolisieMon 11:00 PM933 km579 miles504 nmNorth N
KinshasaMon 11:00 PM938 km583 miles507 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleMon 11:00 PM944 km586 miles510 nmNorth-northeast NNE
WindhoekMon 11:00 PM1169 km726 miles631 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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