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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 Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 21:00:00 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: 100%

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 Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 21:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 30' South, Longitude: 41° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.09 meters/second, 1591.5 km/hour, 988.9 miles/hour or 859.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.48 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 27' 15.3"988.82 miwest0° 11' 21.8"13.02 minorth989.15 mi
24 hours12° 50' 57.7"879.04 mieast4° 41' 50.2"322.78 minorth940.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Dar es SalaamMidnight Tue-Wed311 km193 miles168 nmNorthwest NW
Zanzibar CityMidnight Tue-Wed366 km228 miles198 nmNorthwest NW
MoroniMidnight Tue-Wed400 km248 miles216 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FomboniMidnight Tue-Wed482 km300 miles260 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MutsamuduMidnight Tue-Wed512 km318 miles276 nmSoutheast SE
MombasaMidnight Tue-Wed534 km332 miles288 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MamoutzouMidnight Tue-Wed622 km387 miles336 nmSoutheast SE
DodomaMidnight Tue-Wed690 km429 miles373 nmWest-northwest WNW
NampulaTue 11:00 PM772 km480 miles417 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MbeyaMidnight Tue-Wed891 km554 miles481 nmWest W

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