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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 4:18:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 50%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 04:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 60' South, Longitude: 23° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.87 meters/second, 1594.3 km/hour, 990.7 miles/hour or 860.9 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' 51.1"990.50 miWest0° 11' 00.3"12.61 miSouth990.32 mi
24 hours12° 23' 55.8"847.12 miEast4° 11' 28.2"288.07 miSouth889.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LucapaSat 5:18 AM283 km176 miles153 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mbuji-MayiSat 6:18 AM320 km199 miles173 nmNorth N
TshikapaSat 6:18 AM393 km244 miles212 nmNorthwest NW
LuenaSat 5:18 AM478 km297 miles258 nmSouthwest SW
LubumbashiSat 6:18 AM550 km342 miles297 nmEast-southeast ESE
KitweSat 6:18 AM688 km427 miles371 nmSoutheast SE
MonguSat 6:18 AM695 km432 miles375 nmSouth S
MalanjeSat 5:18 AM761 km473 miles411 nmWest W
KabweSat 6:18 AM828 km514 miles447 nmSoutheast SE
MenongueSat 5:18 AM871 km541 miles470 nmSouthwest SW

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