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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 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 07' South, Longitude: 5° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.76 meters/second, 1550.7 km/hour, 963.6 miles/hour or 837.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.06 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 25' 34.7"963.40 miwest0° 09' 18.0"10.66 minorth963.81 mi
24 hours13° 22' 30.2"893.22 mieast4° 04' 50.7"280.53 minorth943.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoSat 1:20 PM830 km516 miles448 nmEast E
LuandaSat 1:20 PM1068 km664 miles577 nmNortheast NE
JamestownSat 12:20 PM1236 km768 miles667 nmWest W
Windhoek *Sat 2:20 PM1450 km901 miles783 nmSoutheast SE
KinshasaSat 1:20 PM1586 km986 miles857 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSat 1:20 PM1589 km988 miles858 nmNortheast NE
São ToméSat 12:20 PM1712 km1064 miles925 nmNorth N
LibrevilleSat 1:20 PM1762 km1095 miles952 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboSat 1:20 PM2113 km1313 miles1141 nmNorth N
YaoundéSat 1:20 PM2191 km1361 miles1183 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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