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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 Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 08:42:00 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: 9%

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 Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 08:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 49' South, Longitude: 14° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.67 meters/second, 1496.4 km/hour, 929.8 miles/hour or 808.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.50 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 22' 31.9"929.50 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 misouth929.45 mi
24 hours15° 02' 22.5"972.41 mieast0° 20' 07.8"23.08 minorth973.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Swakopmund *Wed 10:42 AM207 km129 miles112 nmSouth S
Walvis Bay *Wed 10:42 AM237 km147 miles128 nmSouth S
Windhoek *Wed 10:42 AM350 km218 miles189 nmSoutheast SE
LubangoWed 9:42 AM659 km409 miles356 nmNorth N
Rundu *Wed 10:42 AM660 km410 miles357 nmEast-northeast ENE
GhanziWed 10:42 AM771 km479 miles416 nmEast E
MenongueWed 9:42 AM772 km480 miles417 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HuamboWed 9:42 AM904 km562 miles488 nmNorth N
MaunWed 10:42 AM959 km596 miles518 nmEast E
TsabongWed 10:42 AM1010 km628 miles545 nmSoutheast SE
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