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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 11:12:00 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 11:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 00' South, Longitude: 27° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.92 meters/second, 1540.5 km/hour, 957.2 miles/hour or 831.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.95 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 miNorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 23' 34.8"957.04 miWest0° 07' 33.3"8.66 miNorth957.38 mi
24 hours14° 15' 29.0"948.07 miEast3° 29' 30.1"240.05 miNorth985.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LusakaThu 1:12 PM126 km78 miles68 nmEast-northeast ENE
KabweThu 1:12 PM214 km133 miles115 nmNortheast NE
NdolaThu 1:12 PM365 km227 miles197 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KitweThu 1:12 PM368 km229 miles199 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HarareThu 1:12 PM450 km279 miles243 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonguThu 1:12 PM451 km280 miles244 nmWest W
ChitungwizaThu 1:12 PM459 km285 miles248 nmEast-southeast ESE
GweruThu 1:12 PM467 km290 miles252 nmSoutheast SE
BulawayoThu 1:12 PM480 km298 miles259 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LubumbashiThu 1:12 PM481 km299 miles260 nmNorth N

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