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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 11:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 15' South, Longitude: 18° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.46 meters/second, 1549.7 km/hour, 962.9 miles/hour or 836.7 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' 30.3"962.73 miwest0° 09' 13.4"10.57 minorth963.14 mi
24 hours13° 24' 15.0"894.61 mieast4° 03' 20.9"278.81 minorth944.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MenongueSat 12:30 PM75 km47 miles40 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rundu *Sat 1:30 PM347 km216 miles187 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HuamboSat 12:30 PM371 km231 miles200 nmNorthwest NW
LuenaSat 12:30 PM432 km269 miles233 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LubangoSat 12:30 PM493 km306 miles266 nmWest W
MonguSat 1:30 PM545 km339 miles294 nmEast E
MalanjeSat 12:30 PM658 km409 miles355 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaunSat 1:30 PM775 km481 miles418 nmSoutheast SE
GhanziSat 1:30 PM808 km502 miles437 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Windhoek *Sat 1:30 PM817 km507 miles441 nmSouth S
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