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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 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 13' South, Longitude: 15° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.52 meters/second, 1549.9 km/hour, 963.0 miles/hour or 836.9 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' 31.3"962.86 miwest0° 09' 14.3"10.59 minorth963.27 mi
24 hours13° 23' 54.6"894.34 mieast4° 03' 38.6"279.15 minorth944.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MenongueSat 12:40 PM228 km142 miles123 nmEast-northeast ENE
LubangoSat 12:40 PM235 km146 miles127 nmWest W
HuamboSat 12:40 PM270 km168 miles146 nmNorth N
Rundu *Sat 1:40 PM530 km329 miles286 nmSoutheast SE
LuenaSat 12:40 PM597 km371 miles322 nmNortheast NE
MalanjeSat 12:40 PM632 km393 miles341 nmNorth N
LuandaSat 12:40 PM754 km469 miles407 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MonguSat 1:40 PM803 km499 miles434 nmEast E
Windhoek *Sat 1:40 PM827 km514 miles447 nmSouth S
UígeSat 12:40 PM844 km525 miles456 nmNorth N
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