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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 Friday, October 11, 2013 at 16:00:00 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: 47%

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 Friday, October 11, 2013 at 16:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 50' South, Longitude: 24° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.84 meters/second, 1529.4 km/hour, 950.3 miles/hour or 825.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"15.84 miwest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 minorth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 25' 39.6"950.11 miwest0° 05' 03.7"5.80 minorth950.35 mi
24 hours13° 32' 24.1"891.68 mieast2° 31' 14.3"173.33 minorth914.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaunFri 6:00 PM287 km178 miles155 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MonguFri 6:00 PM340 km211 miles184 nmNorthwest NW
LusakaFri 6:00 PM448 km278 miles242 nmNortheast NE
FrancistownFri 6:00 PM460 km286 miles248 nmSoutheast SE
BulawayoFri 6:00 PM465 km289 miles251 nmSoutheast SE
KabweFri 6:00 PM533 km331 miles288 nmNortheast NE
SeroweFri 6:00 PM539 km335 miles291 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rundu *Fri 6:00 PM545 km339 miles295 nmWest W
GweruFri 6:00 PM548 km340 miles296 nmEast-southeast ESE
GhanziFri 6:00 PM548 km341 miles296 nmSouthwest SW

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