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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: 27%

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 Monday, January 7, 2013 at 06:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 60' South, Longitude: 20° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.86 meters/second, 1536.7 km/hour, 954.9 miles/hour or 829.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.91 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 misouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 25' 45.7"954.61 miwest0° 07' 35.4"8.70 misouth954.33 mi
24 hours14° 04' 32.8"931.23 mieast2° 31' 07.5"173.24 misouth940.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Rundu *Mon 8:16 AM111 km69 miles60 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MonguMon 8:16 AM369 km229 miles199 nmEast-northeast ENE
MenongueMon 7:16 AM371 km230 miles200 nmNorthwest NW
MaunMon 8:16 AM477 km296 miles257 nmSoutheast SE
GhanziMon 8:16 AM543 km337 miles293 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LuenaMon 7:16 AM578 km359 miles312 nmNorth N
HuamboMon 7:16 AM669 km416 miles361 nmNorthwest NW
Windhoek *Mon 8:16 AM696 km433 miles376 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LubangoMon 7:16 AM752 km468 miles406 nmWest-northwest WNW
LusakaMon 8:16 AM883 km549 miles477 nmEast E
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