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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

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 3:58 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:44 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 11:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 24' South, Longitude: 3° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.47 meters/second, 1520.9 km/hour, 945.0 miles/hour or 821.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.75 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 minorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 23' 40.2"944.87 miwest0° 06' 34.1"7.53 minorth945.19 mi
24 hours14° 11' 40.0"931.74 mieast3° 09' 54.3"217.66 minorth964.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 11:30 AM1028 km639 miles555 nmWest-northwest WNW
Windhoek *Fri 1:30 PM1481 km920 miles800 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuandaFri 12:30 PM1485 km923 miles802 nmNortheast NE
KinshasaFri 12:30 PM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleFri 12:30 PM2016 km1253 miles1089 nmNortheast NE
São ToméFri 11:30 AM2102 km1306 miles1135 nmNorth N
LibrevilleFri 12:30 PM2176 km1352 miles1175 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownFri 1:30 PM2264 km1407 miles1222 nmSoutheast SE
GaboroneFri 1:30 PM2409 km1497 miles1301 nmEast-southeast ESE
MalaboFri 12:30 PM2516 km1564 miles1359 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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