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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 11:12:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 11:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 00' ||South|
|Longitude: ||27° 00' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.93 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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 23.6"||15.95 mi||west||0° 00' 07.5"||0.14 mi||north||15.96 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 34.9"||957.12 mi||west||0° 07' 33.5"||8.66 mi||north||957.46 mi|
|24 hours||14° 15' 27.1"||948.11 mi||east||3° 29' 32.7"||240.12 mi||north||985.47 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lusaka||Thu 1:12 PM||151 km||94 miles||81 nm|| ENE|
|Kabwe||Thu 1:12 PM||232 km||144 miles||125 nm|| NE|
|Kitwe||Thu 1:12 PM||377 km||234 miles||203 nm|| NNE|
|Ndola||Thu 1:12 PM||377 km||235 miles||204 nm|| NNE|
|Mongu||Thu 1:12 PM||423 km||263 miles||228 nm|| W|
|Harare||Thu 1:12 PM||476 km||295 miles||257 nm|| ESE|
|Lubumbashi||Thu 1:12 PM||483 km||300 miles||261 nm|| N|
|Gweru||Thu 1:12 PM||484 km||301 miles||262 nm|| SE|
|Bulawayo||Thu 1:12 PM||489 km||304 miles||264 nm|| SSE|
|Francistown||Thu 1:12 PM||575 km||357 miles||310 nm|| S|
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