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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: 50%
Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, September 5, 2013 at 11:37 AM
This phaseFirst QuarterThursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:09 PM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:13 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 17:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 41' South
Longitude: 10° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.92 meters/second, 1511.7 km/hour, 939.3 miles/hour or 816.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.66 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 misouth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 25' 00.6"939.11 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth939.10 mi
24 hours14° 02' 10.3"914.33 mieast0° 32' 57.9"37.79 minorth916.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Swakopmund *Thu 7:08 PM546 km340 miles295 nmSoutheast SE
Walvis Bay *Thu 7:08 PM563 km350 miles304 nmSoutheast SE
LubangoThu 6:08 PM624 km388 miles337 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Thu 7:08 PM771 km479 miles416 nmEast-southeast ESE
HuamboThu 6:08 PM957 km594 miles517 nmNortheast NE
Rundu *Thu 7:08 PM1012 km629 miles546 nmEast E
LuandaThu 6:08 PM1240 km770 miles669 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneThu 7:08 PM1696 km1054 miles916 nmEast-southeast ESE
JamestownThu 5:08 PM1752 km1089 miles946 nmWest W
Cape TownThu 7:08 PM1769 km1099 miles955 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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