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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 Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 10:30:00 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: 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 10:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 24' South, Longitude: 32° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.11 meters/second, 1548.4 km/hour, 962.1 miles/hour or 836.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.03 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 25' 25.4"961.93 miwest0° 09' 07.8"10.46 minorth962.34 mi
24 hours13° 26' 17.9"896.24 mieast4° 01' 33.5"276.77 minorth945.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ChipataSat 12:30 PM195 km121 miles105 nmNorth N
LilongweSat 12:30 PM209 km130 miles113 nmNortheast NE
BlantyreSat 12:30 PM274 km170 miles148 nmEast E
HarareSat 12:30 PM310 km192 miles167 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ChitungwizaSat 12:30 PM326 km203 miles176 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MutareSat 12:30 PM396 km246 miles214 nmSouth S
KabweSat 12:30 PM447 km277 miles241 nmWest-northwest WNW
LusakaSat 12:30 PM452 km281 miles244 nmWest W
MzuzuSat 12:30 PM466 km290 miles252 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NdolaSat 12:30 PM495 km308 miles267 nmWest-northwest WNW

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