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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 Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 11:40:00 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: 3%

Previous phaseNew MoonSaturday, October 5, 2013 at 12:36 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 36' South, Longitude: 19° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.83 meters/second, 1572.6 km/hour, 977.2 miles/hour or 849.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.29 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 28' 19.2"976.94 miwest0° 08' 55.4"10.22 misouth976.71 mi
24 hours12° 57' 03.1"874.28 mieast3° 13' 08.8"221.31 misouth896.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuenaSun 12:40 PM125 km78 miles68 nmNortheast NE
MenongueSun 12:40 PM275 km171 miles148 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HuamboSun 12:40 PM368 km229 miles199 nmWest W
MalanjeSun 12:40 PM455 km283 miles246 nmNorthwest NW
LucapaSun 12:40 PM496 km308 miles268 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonguSun 1:40 PM525 km326 miles283 nmSoutheast SE
Rundu *Sun 1:40 PM592 km368 miles319 nmSouth S
LubangoSun 12:40 PM660 km410 miles356 nmWest-southwest WSW
UígeSun 12:40 PM709 km441 miles383 nmNorthwest NW
LuandaSun 12:40 PM767 km477 miles414 nmWest-northwest WNW

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