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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: 59%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:04 PM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, October 18, 2013 at 11:39 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 17:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 05' South, Longitude: 11° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.46 meters/second, 1553.3 km/hour, 965.1 miles/hour or 838.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.09 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 26' 48.9"964.96 miwest0° 07' 43.7"8.86 minorth965.29 mi
24 hours13° 02' 46.1"871.43 mieast3° 28' 23.2"238.76 minorth909.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoSat 6:50 PM165 km103 miles89 nmEast E
HuamboSat 6:50 PM480 km298 miles259 nmEast-northeast ENE
MenongueSat 6:50 PM619 km384 miles334 nmEast E
LuandaSat 6:50 PM704 km437 miles380 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalanjeSat 6:50 PM775 km482 miles419 nmNortheast NE
Rundu *Sat 7:50 PM890 km553 miles480 nmEast-southeast ESE
UígeSat 6:50 PM892 km554 miles482 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Walvis Bay *Sat 7:50 PM912 km567 miles493 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LuenaSat 6:50 PM934 km581 miles504 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Sat 7:50 PM990 km615 miles534 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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