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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 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 11:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 23' South, Longitude: 7° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.96 meters/second, 1519.0 km/hour, 943.9 miles/hour or 820.2 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' 04.5"0.09 minorth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 22' 29.4"943.71 miwest0° 04' 32.4"5.21 minorth943.93 mi
24 hours14° 49' 01.3"972.72 mieast2° 25' 24.3"166.67 minorth993.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoWed 12:32 PM755 km469 miles408 nmEast-northeast ENE
Walvis Bay *Wed 1:32 PM897 km557 miles484 nmSoutheast SE
Windhoek *Wed 1:32 PM1113 km692 miles601 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuandaWed 12:32 PM1230 km765 miles664 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownWed 11:32 AM1421 km883 miles767 nmWest W
KinshasaWed 12:32 PM1778 km1105 miles960 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleWed 12:32 PM1782 km1108 miles962 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneWed 1:32 PM2038 km1266 miles1100 nmEast-southeast ESE
Cape TownWed 1:32 PM2041 km1268 miles1102 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São ToméWed 11:32 AM2072 km1288 miles1119 nmNorth N
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