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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 7:44 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 11:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 18' South
Longitude: 22° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.35 meters/second, 1549.3 km/hour, 962.7 miles/hour or 836.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.04 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 25' 28.8"962.54 miwest0° 09' 11.6"10.54 minorth962.95 mi
24 hours13° 24' 53.6"895.19 mieast4° 02' 47.3"278.19 minorth944.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Rundu *Sat 1:10 PM419 km261 miles226 nmSouthwest SW
LusakaSat 1:10 PM610 km379 miles329 nmEast E
LubumbashiSat 1:10 PM664 km412 miles358 nmNortheast NE
KitweSat 1:10 PM666 km414 miles359 nmEast-northeast ENE
HuamboSat 12:10 PM792 km492 miles428 nmWest-northwest WNW
FrancistownSat 1:10 PM832 km517 miles449 nmSoutheast SE
HarareSat 1:10 PM944 km587 miles510 nmEast-southeast ESE
LubangoSat 12:10 PM980 km609 miles529 nmWest W
Windhoek *Sat 1:10 PM992 km616 miles535 nmSouthwest SW
GaboroneSat 1:10 PM1092 km679 miles590 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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