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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, September 12, 2013 at 17:08:00 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: 50%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, September 5, 2013 at 11:38 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:10 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 17:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 41' South, Longitude: 10° 37' 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"939.04 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 misouth939.04 mi
24 hours14° 02' 10.1"914.26 mieast0° 32' 54.3"37.72 minorth916.59 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 PM525 km326 miles283 nmSoutheast SE
Walvis Bay *Thu 7:08 PM542 km337 miles293 nmSoutheast SE
LubangoThu 6:08 PM609 km379 miles329 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Thu 7:08 PM746 km463 miles403 nmEast-southeast ESE
MenongueThu 6:08 PM936 km581 miles505 nmNortheast NE
HuamboThu 6:08 PM940 km584 miles507 nmNortheast NE
Rundu *Thu 7:08 PM984 km611 miles531 nmEast E
LuandaThu 6:08 PM1233 km766 miles666 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneThu 7:08 PM1670 km1037 miles901 nmEast-southeast ESE
Cape TownThu 7:08 PM1757 km1092 miles949 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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