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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: 39%

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 Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 04:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 18' South, Longitude: 25° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.45 meters/second, 1567.6 km/hour, 974.1 miles/hour or 846.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.23 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 27' 57.3"973.83 miwest0° 09' 43.9"11.15 misouth973.57 mi
24 hours13° 12' 49.3"889.56 mieast3° 32' 04.5"243.02 misouth915.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubumbashiSun 6:58 AM262 km163 miles142 nmNortheast NE
KitweSun 6:58 AM275 km171 miles148 nmEast E
NdolaSun 6:58 AM316 km196 miles171 nmEast E
KabweSun 6:58 AM320 km199 miles173 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonguSun 6:58 AM355 km221 miles192 nmSouthwest SW
LusakaSun 6:58 AM361 km225 miles195 nmSoutheast SE
LuenaSun 5:58 AM654 km406 miles353 nmWest-northwest WNW
KasamaSun 6:58 AM685 km426 miles370 nmEast-northeast ENE
ChipataSun 6:58 AM749 km466 miles405 nmEast E
HarareSun 6:58 AM759 km472 miles410 nmSoutheast SE

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