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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 06:36:00 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 06:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 02' South, Longitude: 15° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.75 meters/second, 1536.3 km/hour, 954.6 miles/hour or 829.5 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' 44.0"954.31 miwest0° 07' 33.5"8.66 misouth954.03 mi
24 hours14° 05' 09.0"931.63 mieast2° 30' 14.4"172.21 misouth940.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoMon 7:36 AM329 km204 miles177 nmNorthwest NW
MenongueMon 7:36 AM343 km213 miles185 nmNortheast NE
Rundu *Mon 8:36 AM448 km279 miles242 nmEast-southeast ESE
HuamboMon 7:36 AM472 km293 miles255 nmNorth N
Windhoek *Mon 8:36 AM631 km392 miles341 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Swakopmund *Mon 8:36 AM635 km395 miles343 nmSouth S
Walvis Bay *Mon 8:36 AM666 km414 miles360 nmSouth S
LuenaMon 7:36 AM741 km461 miles400 nmNortheast NE
GhanziMon 8:36 AM815 km506 miles440 nmSoutheast SE
MonguMon 8:36 AM825 km512 miles445 nmEast-northeast ENE

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