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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 Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 10:22:00 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 hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

Previous phaseNew MoonWednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:16 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:41 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 10:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 06' South, Longitude: 39° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.68 meters/second, 1539.6 km/hour, 956.7 miles/hour or 831.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.94 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 23' 31.7"956.49 miwest0° 07' 27.7"8.55 minorth956.82 mi
24 hours14° 16' 52.0"949.11 mieast3° 27' 33.7"237.83 minorth985.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NampulaThu 12:22 PM110 km68 miles59 nmNorth N
BlantyreThu 12:22 PM458 km285 miles247 nmWest W
BeiraThu 12:22 PM625 km388 miles337 nmSouthwest SW
LilongweThu 12:22 PM636 km395 miles343 nmWest-northwest WNW
FomboniThu 1:22 PM642 km399 miles347 nmNortheast NE
MoroniThu 1:22 PM652 km405 miles352 nmNortheast NE
MutsamuduThu 1:22 PM705 km438 miles381 nmNortheast NE
MamoutzouThu 1:22 PM741 km460 miles400 nmEast-northeast ENE
ChipataThu 12:22 PM763 km474 miles412 nmWest-northwest WNW
HarareThu 12:22 PM896 km557 miles484 nmWest-southwest WSW

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