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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 12:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 06' South, Longitude: 4° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.79 meters/second, 1550.8 km/hour, 963.6 miles/hour or 837.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.06 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 25' 35.0"963.52 miwest0° 09' 18.4"10.67 minorth963.93 mi
24 hours13° 22' 22.1"893.18 mieast4° 04' 57.8"280.68 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 1:24 PM934 km580 miles504 nmEast E
JamestownSat 12:24 PM1133 km704 miles612 nmWest W
LuandaSat 1:24 PM1149 km714 miles621 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Sat 2:24 PM1535 km954 miles829 nmSoutheast SE
KinshasaSat 1:24 PM1657 km1029 miles895 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSat 1:24 PM1659 km1031 miles896 nmNortheast NE
São ToméSat 12:24 PM1721 km1069 miles929 nmNorth N
LibrevilleSat 1:24 PM1788 km1111 miles966 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboSat 1:24 PM2131 km1324 miles1151 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YaoundéSat 1:24 PM2223 km1381 miles1200 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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