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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 11:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 16' South
Longitude: 20° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.41 meters/second, 1549.5 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"0.18 minorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 25' 29.6"962.68 miwest0° 09' 12.5"10.55 minorth963.09 mi
24 hours13° 24' 33.2"894.92 mieast4° 03' 05.3"278.53 minorth944.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MenongueSat 12:20 PM277 km172 miles149 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rundu *Sat 1:20 PM297 km184 miles160 nmSouth S
MonguSat 1:20 PM316 km196 miles170 nmEast E
LuenaSat 12:20 PM387 km240 miles209 nmNorth N
HuamboSat 12:20 PM555 km345 miles300 nmWest-northwest WNW
LubangoSat 12:20 PM722 km449 miles390 nmWest W
MalanjeSat 12:20 PM759 km472 miles410 nmNorthwest NW
LusakaSat 1:20 PM868 km539 miles469 nmEast E
Windhoek *Sat 1:20 PM871 km541 miles470 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LubumbashiSat 1:20 PM884 km549 miles477 nmEast-northeast ENE
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