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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 Monday, January 7, 2013 at 06:16:00 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: 27%

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 Monday, January 7, 2013 at 06:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 60' South, Longitude: 20° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.86 meters/second, 1536.7 km/hour, 954.9 miles/hour or 829.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.91 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 misouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 25' 45.8"954.56 miwest0° 07' 35.6"8.70 misouth954.28 mi
24 hours14° 04' 30.5"931.14 mieast2° 31' 10.8"173.29 misouth940.67 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 AM125 km78 miles68 nmSouthwest SW
MonguMon 8:16 AM344 km214 miles186 nmEast-northeast ENE
MenongueMon 7:16 AM392 km243 miles211 nmNorthwest NW
MaunMon 8:16 AM457 km284 miles247 nmSoutheast SE
GhanziMon 8:16 AM536 km333 miles289 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LuenaMon 7:16 AM580 km360 miles313 nmNorth N
HuamboMon 7:16 AM690 km429 miles372 nmNorthwest NW
Windhoek *Mon 8:16 AM710 km441 miles383 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LubangoMon 7:16 AM780 km485 miles421 nmWest-northwest WNW
LusakaMon 8:16 AM855 km531 miles461 nmEast E

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