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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: 3%
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 Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 09:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 26' South
Longitude: 14° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.68 meters/second, 1500.0 km/hour, 932.1 miles/hour or 810.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.54 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.54 mi
1 hour14° 22' 29.1"931.85 miwest0° 02' 55.4"3.35 minorth932.00 mi
24 hours14° 49' 58.4"961.53 mieast1° 50' 28.7"126.67 minorth975.36 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 AM248 km154 miles134 nmSouth S
Walvis Bay *Thu 11:42 AM279 km173 miles151 nmSouth S
Windhoek *Thu 11:42 AM344 km214 miles186 nmSoutheast SE
Rundu *Thu 11:42 AM604 km375 miles326 nmEast-northeast ENE
LubangoThu 10:42 AM624 km388 miles337 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MenongueThu 10:42 AM715 km444 miles386 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HuamboThu 10:42 AM856 km532 miles462 nmNorth N
GaboroneThu 11:42 AM1246 km774 miles673 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuandaThu 10:42 AM1293 km804 miles698 nmNorth N
RustenburgThu 11:42 AM1411 km877 miles762 nmEast-southeast ESE
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