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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 10:32:00 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 10:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 05' South, Longitude: 36° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.73 meters/second, 1539.8 km/hour, 956.8 miles/hour or 831.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.95 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 23' 32.3"956.60 miwest0° 07' 28.8"8.57 minorth956.93 mi
24 hours14° 16' 35.5"948.90 mieast3° 27' 57.1"238.28 minorth985.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ZombaThu 12:32 PM182 km113 miles98 nmWest-northwest WNW
BlantyreThu 12:32 PM202 km126 miles109 nmWest W
NampulaThu 12:32 PM278 km173 miles150 nmEast-northeast ENE
LilongweThu 12:32 PM406 km252 miles219 nmNorthwest NW
BeiraThu 12:32 PM467 km290 miles252 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ChipataThu 12:32 PM529 km329 miles286 nmWest-northwest WNW
MutareThu 12:32 PM550 km342 miles297 nmSouthwest SW
MzuzuThu 12:32 PM598 km371 miles323 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HarareThu 12:32 PM649 km404 miles351 nmWest-southwest WSW
ChitungwizaThu 12:32 PM655 km407 miles354 nmWest-southwest WSW
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