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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 Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 10:14:00 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

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 1:49 PM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:16 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 10:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 29' South, Longitude: 26° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.70 meters/second, 1518.1 km/hour, 943.3 miles/hour or 819.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.72 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 minorth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 22' 27.3"943.08 miwest0° 04' 21.5"5.00 minorth943.29 mi
24 hours14° 50' 26.1"973.66 mieast2° 21' 20.3"161.99 minorth993.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BulawayoWed 12:14 PM299 km186 miles162 nmSoutheast SE
FrancistownWed 12:14 PM322 km200 miles174 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaunWed 12:14 PM351 km218 miles189 nmWest-southwest WSW
GweruWed 12:14 PM381 km237 miles206 nmEast-southeast ESE
LusakaWed 12:14 PM396 km246 miles214 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SeroweWed 12:14 PM434 km270 miles235 nmSouth S
MonguWed 12:14 PM493 km306 miles266 nmNorthwest NW
KabweWed 12:14 PM500 km311 miles270 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChitungwizaWed 12:14 PM500 km311 miles270 nmEast E
HarareWed 12:14 PM503 km312 miles271 nmEast E
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