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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 Monday, September 16, 2013 at 20:10:00 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: 91%

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 Monday, September 16, 2013 at 20:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 13' South, Longitude: 21° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.07 meters/second, 1584.2 km/hour, 984.4 miles/hour or 855.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.41 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 27' 32.1"984.27 miwest0° 10' 28.6"12.00 minorth984.61 mi
24 hours12° 47' 17.6"870.56 mieast4° 24' 56.3"303.45 minorth926.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LucapaMon 9:10 PM226 km140 miles122 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LuenaMon 9:10 PM260 km162 miles141 nmSouthwest SW
TshikapaMon 10:10 PM432 km269 miles234 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Mbuji-MayiMon 10:10 PM499 km310 miles270 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonguMon 10:10 PM580 km360 miles313 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MalanjeMon 9:10 PM592 km368 miles320 nmWest W
LubumbashiMon 10:10 PM652 km405 miles352 nmEast-southeast ESE
MenongueMon 9:10 PM656 km408 miles354 nmSouthwest SW
HuamboMon 9:10 PM709 km441 miles383 nmWest-southwest WSW
KitweMon 10:10 PM766 km476 miles414 nmEast-southeast ESE

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