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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 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 17:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 41' South, Longitude: 7° 57' 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' 00.4"939.10 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 misouth939.10 mi
24 hours14° 02' 11.4"914.34 mieast0° 33' 28.9"38.39 minorth916.72 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 PM771 km479 miles416 nmEast-southeast ESE
LubangoThu 6:18 PM791 km492 miles427 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Thu 7:18 PM1003 km623 miles542 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuandaThu 6:18 PM1328 km825 miles717 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownThu 5:18 PM1506 km936 miles813 nmWest-northwest WNW
KinshasaThu 6:18 PM1878 km1167 miles1014 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleThu 6:18 PM1882 km1170 miles1016 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownThu 7:18 PM1888 km1173 miles1020 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GaboroneThu 7:18 PM1931 km1200 miles1043 nmEast-southeast ESE
JohannesburgThu 7:18 PM2182 km1356 miles1178 nmEast-southeast ESE
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