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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 4%

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 Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 02' South, Longitude: 19° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.95 meters/second, 1580.2 km/hour, 981.9 miles/hour or 853.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.36 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 27' 37.6"981.84 miwest0° 11' 01.3"12.63 minorth982.23 mi
24 hours12° 34' 56.0"854.33 mieast4° 35' 49.2"315.95 minorth916.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuenaSun 1:20 PM118 km73 miles64 nmSoutheast SE
LucapaSun 1:20 PM338 km210 miles183 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalanjeSun 1:20 PM349 km217 miles188 nmWest-northwest WNW
HuamboSun 1:20 PM419 km260 miles226 nmWest-southwest WSW
MenongueSun 1:20 PM432 km268 miles233 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TshikapaSun 2:20 PM542 km337 miles292 nmNorth-northeast NNE
UígeSun 1:20 PM587 km365 miles317 nmNorthwest NW
MonguSun 2:20 PM638 km396 miles344 nmSoutheast SE
LuandaSun 1:20 PM693 km431 miles374 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mbuji-MayiSun 2:20 PM731 km454 miles394 nmNortheast NE
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