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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: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 10:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 25' South, Longitude: 34° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.05 meters/second, 1548.2 km/hour, 962.0 miles/hour or 835.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.03 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 25' 24.4"961.80 miwest0° 09' 06.7"10.44 minorth962.21 mi
24 hours13° 26' 38.4"896.51 mieast4° 01' 15.4"276.42 minorth945.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BlantyreSat 12:20 PM42 km26 miles23 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ZombaSat 12:20 PM47 km29 miles25 nmEast E
LilongweSat 12:20 PM199 km124 miles108 nmNorthwest NW
ChipataSat 12:20 PM312 km194 miles168 nmNorthwest NW
MzuzuSat 12:20 PM449 km279 miles242 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MutareSat 12:20 PM459 km285 miles248 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NampulaSat 12:20 PM471 km292 miles254 nmEast E
BeiraSat 12:20 PM488 km303 miles264 nmSouth S
HarareSat 12:20 PM489 km304 miles264 nmWest-southwest WSW
ChitungwizaSat 12:20 PM499 km310 miles269 nmSouthwest SW
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