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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: 50%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:44 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 04:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 58' South, Longitude: 25° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.91 meters/second, 1594.5 km/hour, 990.8 miles/hour or 861.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.51 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 29' 51.8"990.65 miwest0° 11' 00.7"12.61 misouth990.48 mi
24 hours12° 23' 39.5"846.94 mieast4° 11' 38.9"288.30 misouth889.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mbuji-MayiSat 6:08 AM372 km231 miles201 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LubumbashiSat 6:08 AM376 km233 miles203 nmSoutheast SE
LucapaSat 5:08 AM515 km320 miles278 nmWest W
KitweSat 6:08 AM525 km326 miles284 nmSoutheast SE
NdolaSat 6:08 AM567 km353 miles306 nmSoutheast SE
TshikapaSat 6:08 AM580 km361 miles313 nmWest-northwest WNW
KasamaSat 6:08 AM652 km405 miles352 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuenaSat 5:08 AM676 km420 miles365 nmWest-southwest WSW
KabweSat 6:08 AM692 km430 miles374 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MonguSat 6:08 AM740 km460 miles399 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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