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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 11:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 15' South, Longitude: 17° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.47 meters/second, 1549.7 km/hour, 962.9 miles/hour or 836.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.05 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 25' 30.4"962.74 miwest0° 09' 13.5"10.57 minorth963.15 mi
24 hours13° 24' 12.8"894.58 mieast4° 03' 22.9"278.85 minorth944.52 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 PM65 km40 miles35 nmNorth N
HuamboSat 12:30 PM352 km219 miles190 nmNorthwest NW
Rundu *Sat 1:30 PM363 km226 miles196 nmSoutheast SE
LuenaSat 12:30 PM446 km277 miles241 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LubangoSat 12:30 PM464 km288 miles250 nmWest W
MonguSat 1:30 PM574 km357 miles310 nmEast E
MalanjeSat 12:30 PM650 km404 miles351 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaunSat 1:30 PM796 km495 miles430 nmSoutheast SE
Windhoek *Sat 1:30 PM814 km506 miles440 nmSouth S
GhanziSat 1:30 PM822 km511 miles444 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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