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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 11:20:00 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 11:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 16' South, Longitude: 20° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.40 meters/second, 1549.4 km/hour, 962.8 miles/hour or 836.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.05 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.17 minorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 25' 29.5"962.60 miwest0° 09' 12.3"10.55 minorth963.00 mi
24 hours13° 24' 35.4"894.88 mieast4° 03' 03.3"278.48 minorth944.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonguSat 1:20 PM287 km178 miles155 nmEast E
Rundu *Sat 1:20 PM302 km188 miles163 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MenongueSat 12:20 PM305 km190 miles165 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuenaSat 12:20 PM390 km243 miles211 nmNorth N
HuamboSat 12:20 PM581 km361 miles314 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaunSat 1:20 PM610 km379 miles329 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GhanziSat 1:20 PM722 km449 miles390 nmSouth S
LubangoSat 12:20 PM751 km466 miles405 nmWest W
MalanjeSat 12:20 PM776 km482 miles419 nmNorthwest NW
LusakaSat 1:20 PM839 km521 miles453 nmEast E
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