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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 Friday, January 11, 2013 at 10:20:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 Friday, January 11, 2013 at 10:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 32' South, Longitude: 20° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.12 meters/second, 1519.6 km/hour, 944.3 miles/hour or 820.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.74 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 23' 35.6"944.02 miwest0° 06' 25.0"7.36 minorth944.34 mi
24 hours14° 13' 49.3"933.34 mieast3° 06' 42.7"213.99 minorth965.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Rundu *Fri 12:20 PM117 km73 miles63 nmNorthwest NW
MaunFri 12:20 PM332 km207 miles179 nmEast-southeast ESE
GhanziFri 12:20 PM365 km227 miles197 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MonguFri 12:20 PM447 km278 miles241 nmNortheast NE
MenongueFri 11:20 AM532 km331 miles287 nmNorthwest NW
Windhoek *Fri 12:20 PM580 km361 miles313 nmSouthwest SW
LuenaFri 11:20 AM751 km467 miles406 nmNorth N
SeroweFri 12:20 PM761 km473 miles411 nmSoutheast SE
FrancistownFri 12:20 PM775 km481 miles418 nmEast-southeast ESE
Walvis Bay *Fri 12:20 PM806 km501 miles435 nmSouthwest SW

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