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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 11:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 18' South, Longitude: 22° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.34 meters/second, 1549.2 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 minorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 25' 28.7"962.46 miwest0° 09' 11.4"10.53 minorth962.87 mi
24 hours13° 24' 55.9"895.16 mieast4° 02' 45.4"278.14 minorth944.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonguSat 1:10 PM29 km18 miles15 nmEast E
Rundu *Sat 1:10 PM440 km274 miles238 nmSouthwest SW
LuenaSat 12:10 PM503 km313 miles272 nmNorthwest NW
MaunSat 1:10 PM524 km325 miles283 nmSouth S
MenongueSat 12:10 PM560 km348 miles303 nmWest W
LusakaSat 1:10 PM581 km361 miles314 nmEast E
KabweSat 1:10 PM608 km378 miles328 nmEast E
KitweSat 1:10 PM640 km397 miles345 nmEast-northeast ENE
LubumbashiSat 1:10 PM641 km398 miles346 nmNortheast NE
NdolaSat 1:10 PM673 km418 miles363 nmEast-northeast ENE
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