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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 06:26:00 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 06:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 01' South, Longitude: 18° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.81 meters/second, 1536.5 km/hour, 954.7 miles/hour or 829.6 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' 45.0"954.44 miwest0° 07' 34.5"8.68 misouth954.15 mi
24 hours14° 04' 49.8"931.39 mieast2° 30' 42.5"172.75 misouth940.82 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 8:26 AM208 km129 miles112 nmEast-southeast ESE
MenongueMon 7:26 AM263 km163 miles142 nmNorth N
HuamboMon 7:26 AM531 km330 miles287 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LubangoMon 7:26 AM540 km336 miles292 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonguMon 8:26 AM577 km359 miles312 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuenaMon 7:26 AM613 km381 miles331 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Mon 8:26 AM622 km387 miles336 nmSouth S
GhanziMon 8:26 AM642 km399 miles346 nmSoutheast SE
MaunMon 8:26 AM656 km408 miles354 nmEast-southeast ESE
Walvis Bay *Mon 8:26 AM755 km469 miles408 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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