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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 11:10:00 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 11:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 27' South, Longitude: 8° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.37 meters/second, 1520.5 km/hour, 944.8 miles/hour or 821.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.75 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 minorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 23' 38.9"944.57 miwest0° 06' 31.4"7.48 minorth944.89 mi
24 hours14° 12' 18.7"932.17 mieast3° 08' 57.7"216.57 minorth964.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoFri 12:10 PM646 km401 miles349 nmNortheast NE
Walvis Bay *Fri 1:10 PM787 km489 miles425 nmSoutheast SE
HuamboFri 12:10 PM984 km611 miles531 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Fri 1:10 PM991 km616 miles535 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuandaFri 12:10 PM1172 km728 miles633 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownFri 11:10 AM1555 km966 miles840 nmWest W
KinshasaFri 12:10 PM1722 km1070 miles930 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleFri 12:10 PM1726 km1073 miles932 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneFri 1:10 PM1912 km1188 miles1032 nmEast-southeast ESE
Cape TownFri 1:10 PM1970 km1224 miles1064 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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