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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: 9%

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 Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 08:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 49' South, Longitude: 14° 01' 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
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.50 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 22' 31.8"929.50 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 misouth929.45 mi
24 hours15° 02' 22.7"972.41 mieast0° 20' 12.0"23.16 minorth973.76 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 AM212 km132 miles115 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Walvis Bay *Wed 10:42 AM242 km150 miles130 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Windhoek *Wed 10:42 AM374 km232 miles202 nmEast-southeast ESE
LubangoWed 9:42 AM656 km408 miles354 nmNorth N
Rundu *Wed 10:42 AM685 km426 miles370 nmEast-northeast ENE
MenongueWed 9:42 AM786 km488 miles424 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GhanziWed 10:42 AM799 km496 miles431 nmEast E
HuamboWed 9:42 AM909 km565 miles491 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaunWed 10:42 AM986 km613 miles533 nmEast E
GaboroneWed 10:42 AM1293 km804 miles698 nmEast-southeast ESE

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