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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 is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 09:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 33' South, Longitude: 40° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.52 meters/second, 1517.5 km/hour, 942.9 miles/hour or 819.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.72 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 minorth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 22' 25.9"942.67 miwest0° 04' 13.1"4.84 minorth942.88 mi
24 hours14° 51' 26.9"974.37 mieast2° 18' 16.8"158.49 minorth993.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NampulaWed 11:14 AM401 km249 miles216 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BeiraWed 11:14 AM608 km378 miles328 nmWest-southwest WSW
ToliaraWed 12:14 PM628 km390 miles339 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BlantyreWed 11:14 AM655 km407 miles354 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntsirabeWed 12:14 PM707 km439 miles382 nmEast-southeast ESE
AntananarivoWed 12:14 PM746 km463 miles403 nmEast E
FomboniWed 12:14 PM778 km483 miles420 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniWed 12:14 PM816 km507 miles441 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MamoutzouWed 12:14 PM818 km508 miles442 nmNortheast NE
MutsamuduWed 12:14 PM824 km512 miles445 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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