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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- 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: . 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 100%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 21:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||8° 30' ||South|
|Longitude: ||41° 16' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.10 meters/second, 1591.6 km/hour, 988.9 miles/hour or 859.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 27.2"||16.48 mi||west||0° 00' 11.2"||0.22 mi||north||16.48 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 15.3"||988.90 mi||west||0° 11' 21.9"||13.02 mi||north||989.23 mi|
|24 hours||12° 50' 56.3"||879.08 mi||east||4° 41' 51.1"||322.82 mi||north||940.60 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Dar es Salaam||Midnight Tue-Wed||287 km||179 miles||155 nm|| NW|
|Zanzibar City||Midnight Tue-Wed||346 km||215 miles||187 nm|| NW|
|Moroni||Midnight Tue-Wed||416 km||258 miles||224 nm|| SSE|
|Mombasa||Midnight Tue-Wed||523 km||325 miles||282 nm|| NNW|
|Mutsamudu||Midnight Tue-Wed||530 km||330 miles||286 nm|| SE|
|Mamoutzou||Midnight Tue-Wed||642 km||399 miles||347 nm|| SE|
|Dodoma||Midnight Tue-Wed||662 km||412 miles||358 nm|| WNW|
|Nampula||Tue 11:00 PM||763 km||474 miles||412 nm|| SSW|
|Nairobi||Midnight Tue-Wed||939 km||583 miles||507 nm|| NNW|
|Lilongwe||Tue 11:00 PM||1018 km||633 miles||550 nm|| SW|
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