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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 07:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 09' South, Longitude: 3° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.47 meters/second, 1535.3 km/hour, 954.0 miles/hour or 829.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.90 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 misouth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 25' 39.7"953.75 miwest0° 07' 28.2"8.56 misouth953.47 mi
24 hours14° 06' 46.6"932.95 mieast2° 27' 49.3"169.46 misouth941.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 7:26 AM977 km607 miles528 nmWest W
LuandaMon 8:26 AM1411 km877 miles762 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Mon 9:26 AM1559 km969 miles842 nmEast-southeast ESE
KinshasaMon 8:26 AM1927 km1198 miles1041 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleMon 8:26 AM1930 km1199 miles1042 nmNortheast NE
São ToméMon 7:26 AM1969 km1223 miles1063 nmNorth N
LibrevilleMon 8:26 AM2052 km1275 miles1108 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboMon 8:26 AM2387 km1483 miles1289 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownMon 9:26 AM2392 km1486 miles1291 nmSoutheast SE
GaboroneMon 9:26 AM2486 km1545 miles1342 nmEast-southeast ESE
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