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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 Friday, December 27, 2013 at 05:18:00 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: 33%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, December 25, 2013 at 1:49 PM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:16 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 27, 2013 at 05:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 37' South, Longitude: 27° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.78 meters/second, 1586.8 km/hour, 986.0 miles/hour or 856.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.43 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 misouth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 29' 59.0"985.80 miwest0° 09' 24.5"10.78 misouth985.60 mi
24 hours12° 23' 51.2"842.90 mieast3° 31' 39.6"242.49 misouth871.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubumbashiFri 7:18 AM116 km72 miles63 nmSouth S
KitweFri 7:18 AM251 km156 miles135 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NdolaFri 7:18 AM283 km176 miles153 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KasamaFri 7:18 AM394 km245 miles213 nmEast E
KabweFri 7:18 AM433 km269 miles234 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LusakaFri 7:18 AM536 km333 miles289 nmSouth S
ChipataFri 7:18 AM641 km398 miles346 nmEast-southeast ESE
Mbuji-MayiFri 7:18 AM667 km414 miles360 nmNorthwest NW
MbeyaFri 8:18 AM668 km415 miles360 nmEast-northeast ENE
MonguFri 7:18 AM708 km440 miles382 nmSouthwest SW

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