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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 12:24:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 12:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 06' South, Longitude: 5° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.78 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"963.44 miWest0° 09' 18.2"10.66 miNorth963.85 mi
24 hours13° 22' 24.4"893.15 miEast4° 04' 55.8"280.62 miNorth943.62 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 PM905 km562 miles489 nmEast E
LuandaSat 1:24 PM1126 km700 miles608 nmNortheast NE
JamestownSat 12:24 PM1162 km722 miles627 nmWest W
Windhoek *Sat 2:24 PM1511 km939 miles816 nmSoutheast SE
KinshasaSat 1:24 PM1637 km1017 miles884 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSat 1:24 PM1639 km1019 miles885 nmNortheast NE
São ToméSat 12:24 PM1718 km1067 miles928 nmNorth N
LibrevilleSat 1:24 PM1781 km1106 miles961 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboSat 1:24 PM2125 km1321 miles1148 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YaoundéSat 1:24 PM2213 km1375 miles1195 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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