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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 Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 08:52:00 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: 3%

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 Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 08:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 29' South, Longitude: 26° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.56 meters/second, 1499.6 km/hour, 931.8 miles/hour or 809.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.53 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.53 mi
1 hour14° 22' 27.9"931.52 miwest0° 02' 47.6"3.20 minorth931.67 mi
24 hours14° 50' 51.2"962.17 mieast1° 47' 33.3"123.30 minorth975.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FrancistownThu 10:52 AM98 km61 miles53 nmSoutheast SE
TonotaThu 10:52 AM120 km75 miles65 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BulawayoThu 10:52 AM177 km110 miles96 nmEast-northeast ENE
SeroweThu 10:52 AM212 km132 miles115 nmSouth S
GweruThu 10:52 AM324 km201 miles175 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaunThu 10:52 AM370 km230 miles200 nmWest W
MasvingoThu 10:52 AM411 km255 miles222 nmEast E
MolepololeThu 10:52 AM458 km285 miles247 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PolokwaneThu 10:52 AM460 km286 miles248 nmSoutheast SE
GaboroneThu 10:52 AM474 km294 miles256 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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