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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 11:30:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 4%

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 Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 11:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 11' South, Longitude: 31° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.68 meters/second, 1579.3 km/hour, 981.3 miles/hour or 852.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.35 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 27' 33.3"981.17 miwest0° 10' 58.6"12.57 minorth981.56 mi
24 hours12° 36' 31.7"855.62 mieast4° 35' 04.6"315.08 minorth917.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KasamaSun 1:30 PM110 km68 miles59 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MzuzuSun 1:30 PM280 km174 miles151 nmEast E
ChipataSun 1:30 PM300 km187 miles162 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KarongaSun 1:30 PM303 km188 miles164 nmEast-northeast ENE
MbeyaSun 2:30 PM334 km207 miles180 nmNortheast NE
NdolaSun 1:30 PM367 km228 miles198 nmWest-southwest WSW
KitweSun 1:30 PM397 km247 miles214 nmWest-southwest WSW
LilongweSun 1:30 PM398 km247 miles215 nmSoutheast SE
LubumbashiSun 1:30 PM438 km272 miles237 nmWest W
KabweSun 1:30 PM487 km302 miles263 nmSouthwest SW
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