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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, April 21, 2014 at 03:48:00 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: 63%

Previous phaseFull MoonTuesday, April 15, 2014 at 7:44 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterTuesday, April 22, 2014 at 7:53 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, April 21, 2014 at 03:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 25' South, Longitude: 20° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.88 meters/second, 1533.2 km/hour, 952.7 miles/hour or 827.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.88 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 25' 48.3"952.43 miwest0° 04' 42.2"5.39 minorth952.65 mi
24 hours13° 32' 25.1"893.73 mieast2° 22' 26.7"163.25 minorth913.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RunduMon 4:48 AM63 km39 miles34 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MenongueMon 4:48 AM394 km245 miles213 nmNorthwest NW
MonguMon 5:48 AM407 km253 miles220 nmNortheast NE
MaunMon 5:48 AM457 km284 miles247 nmSoutheast SE
GhanziMon 5:48 AM503 km313 miles272 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LuenaMon 4:48 AM624 km387 miles337 nmNorth N
WindhoekMon 4:48 AM648 km403 miles350 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HuamboMon 4:48 AM691 km430 miles373 nmNorthwest NW
LubangoMon 4:48 AM753 km468 miles407 nmWest-northwest WNW
Walvis BayMon 4:48 AM843 km524 miles455 nmSouthwest SW
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