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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 10:24:00 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 10:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 28' South, Longitude: 23° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.74 meters/second, 1518.2 km/hour, 943.4 miles/hour or 819.8 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' 27.7"943.15 miwest0° 04' 22.8"5.02 minorth943.36 mi
24 hours14° 50' 15.7"973.53 mieast2° 21' 51.3"162.59 minorth993.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaunWed 12:24 PM179 km111 miles96 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MonguWed 12:24 PM364 km226 miles197 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GhanziWed 12:24 PM431 km268 miles233 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rundu *Wed 12:24 PM447 km278 miles241 nmWest W
FrancistownWed 12:24 PM478 km297 miles258 nmSoutheast SE
SeroweWed 12:24 PM520 km323 miles281 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BulawayoWed 12:24 PM521 km324 miles281 nmEast-southeast ESE
LusakaWed 12:24 PM571 km355 miles308 nmNortheast NE
GweruWed 12:24 PM627 km390 miles339 nmEast E
KabweWed 12:24 PM655 km407 miles354 nmNortheast NE

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