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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 09:42:00 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: 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 09:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 26' South, Longitude: 14° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.67 meters/second, 1500.0 km/hour, 932.1 miles/hour or 809.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.53 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.53 mi
1 hour14° 22' 29.1"931.78 miwest0° 02' 55.1"3.35 minorth931.93 mi
24 hours14° 49' 59.6"961.48 mieast1° 50' 24.9"126.58 minorth975.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Swakopmund *Thu 11:42 AM251 km156 miles136 nmSouth S
Walvis Bay *Thu 11:42 AM282 km175 miles152 nmSouth S
Windhoek *Thu 11:42 AM325 km202 miles175 nmSoutheast SE
Rundu *Thu 11:42 AM579 km360 miles313 nmEast-northeast ENE
LubangoThu 10:42 AM630 km392 miles340 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MenongueThu 10:42 AM703 km437 miles380 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GhanziThu 11:42 AM711 km442 miles384 nmEast-southeast ESE
HuamboThu 10:42 AM852 km530 miles460 nmNorth N
MaunThu 11:42 AM887 km551 miles479 nmEast E
TsabongThu 11:42 AM982 km610 miles530 nmSoutheast SE
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