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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 10:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 26' South, Longitude: 16° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.83 meters/second, 1518.6 km/hour, 943.6 miles/hour or 820.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.73 miwest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 minorth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 22' 28.5"943.44 miwest0° 04' 27.1"5.11 minorth943.65 mi
24 hours14° 49' 42.6"973.21 mieast2° 23' 27.4"164.43 minorth993.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Rundu *Wed 12:54 PM350 km218 miles189 nmEast E
MenongueWed 11:54 AM436 km271 miles235 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Wed 12:54 PM462 km287 miles250 nmSouth S
LubangoWed 11:54 AM504 km313 miles272 nmNorthwest NW
Swakopmund *Wed 12:54 PM513 km319 miles277 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Walvis Bay *Wed 12:54 PM542 km337 miles293 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HuamboWed 11:54 AM631 km392 miles341 nmNorth N
GhanziWed 12:54 PM649 km403 miles350 nmSoutheast SE
MaunWed 12:54 PM748 km465 miles404 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonguWed 12:54 PM789 km490 miles426 nmEast-northeast ENE
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