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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 Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 22:00:00 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: 95%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, August 21, 2013 at 1:46 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, August 28, 2013 at 9:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 22:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 11' North, Longitude: 52° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.07 meters/second, 1613.1 km/hour, 1002.3 miles/hour or 871.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 32.6"1002.23 miwest0° 11' 51.0"13.57 minorth1002.29 mi
24 hours12° 02' 41.2"832.97 mieast4° 36' 05.2"316.17 minorth889.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaFri 2:00 AM733 km455 miles396 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MogadishuFri 1:00 AM779 km484 miles421 nmWest W
GalkayoFri 1:00 AM819 km509 miles442 nmNorthwest NW
AdenFri 1:00 AM1518 km943 miles820 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DjiboutiFri 1:00 AM1531 km951 miles826 nmNorthwest NW
Dar es SalaamFri 1:00 AM1694 km1053 miles915 nmWest-southwest WSW
Addis AbabaFri 1:00 AM1732 km1076 miles935 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniFri 1:00 AM1740 km1081 miles939 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiFri 1:00 AM1744 km1083 miles942 nmWest W
SanaFri 1:00 AM1801 km1119 miles972 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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