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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 hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, December 25, 2013 at 1:48 PM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:14 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 10:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 30' South, Longitude: 11° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.11 meters/second, 1508.8 km/hour, 937.5 miles/hour or 814.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.63 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 22' 22.6"937.23 miwest0° 00' 52.3"1.00 minorth937.27 mi
24 hours15° 04' 13.7"982.69 mieast1° 01' 22.0"70.35 minorth988.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Swakopmund *Tue 12:14 PM507 km315 miles274 nmSoutheast SE
Walvis Bay *Tue 12:14 PM527 km328 miles285 nmSoutheast SE
LubangoTue 11:14 AM572 km355 miles309 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Tue 12:14 PM718 km446 miles388 nmEast-southeast ESE
MenongueTue 11:14 AM890 km553 miles481 nmNortheast NE
HuamboTue 11:14 AM899 km559 miles486 nmNortheast NE
Rundu *Tue 12:14 PM940 km584 miles507 nmEast E
LuandaTue 11:14 AM1204 km748 miles650 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneTue 12:14 PM1639 km1018 miles885 nmEast-southeast ESE
KinshasaTue 11:14 AM1743 km1083 miles941 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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