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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:18:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 50%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:10 PM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:15 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 17:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 41' South, Longitude: 8° 13' 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' 00.5"939.04 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 miSouth939.03 mi
24 hours14° 02' 11.4"914.28 miEast0° 33' 25.5"38.32 miNorth916.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Walvis Bay *Thu 7:18 PM747 km464 miles403 nmEast-southeast ESE
LubangoThu 6:18 PM770 km478 miles416 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Thu 7:18 PM977 km607 miles527 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuandaThu 6:18 PM1316 km818 miles711 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownThu 5:18 PM1534 km953 miles828 nmWest-northwest WNW
KinshasaThu 6:18 PM1866 km1159 miles1007 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleThu 6:18 PM1870 km1162 miles1010 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownThu 7:18 PM1874 km1164 miles1012 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GaboroneThu 7:18 PM1905 km1184 miles1028 nmEast-southeast ESE
JohannesburgThu 7:18 PM2156 km1340 miles1164 nmEast-southeast ESE

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