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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 Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 04:58:00 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: 39%

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 Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 04:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 18' South, Longitude: 26° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.46 meters/second, 1567.7 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' 57.4"973.85 miwest0° 09' 44.1"11.15 misouth973.59 mi
24 hours13° 12' 47.1"889.52 mieast3° 32' 06.7"243.06 misouth915.33 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 AM242 km150 miles131 nmNortheast NE
KitweSun 6:58 AM246 km153 miles133 nmEast-northeast ENE
NdolaSun 6:58 AM287 km178 miles155 nmEast E
KabweSun 6:58 AM294 km183 miles159 nmEast-southeast ESE
LusakaSun 6:58 AM340 km211 miles184 nmSoutheast SE
MonguSun 6:58 AM379 km235 miles205 nmSouthwest SW
KasamaSun 6:58 AM659 km410 miles356 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuenaSun 5:58 AM682 km424 miles368 nmWest-northwest WNW
ChipataSun 6:58 AM720 km448 miles389 nmEast E
HarareSun 6:58 AM738 km459 miles399 nmSoutheast SE

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