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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 10:32:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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
PembaThu 12:32 PM523 km325 miles282 nmNortheast NE
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

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