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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
This phaseNew MoonWednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:14 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:40 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 24' South, Longitude: 11° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.90 meters/second, 1518.8 km/hour, 943.8 miles/hour or 820.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.73 miwest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 minorth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 22' 29.0"943.51 miwest0° 04' 29.9"5.16 minorth943.73 mi
24 hours14° 49' 20.9"972.89 mieast2° 24' 29.0"165.60 minorth993.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoWed 12:14 PM430 km267 miles232 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Swakopmund *Wed 1:14 PM557 km346 miles301 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Walvis Bay *Wed 1:14 PM582 km362 miles314 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Windhoek *Wed 1:14 PM727 km452 miles393 nmSoutheast SE
HuamboWed 12:14 PM758 km471 miles409 nmNortheast NE
MenongueWed 12:14 PM762 km473 miles411 nmEast-northeast ENE
Rundu *Wed 1:14 PM854 km531 miles461 nmEast E
LuandaWed 12:14 PM1072 km666 miles579 nmNorth N
KinshasaWed 12:14 PM1606 km998 miles867 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleWed 12:14 PM1612 km1002 miles870 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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