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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 11:14:00 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 11:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 60' South, Longitude: 26° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.93 meters/second, 1540.6 km/hour, 957.3 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' 35.0"957.06 miWest0° 07' 33.6"8.66 miNorth957.40 mi
24 hours14° 15' 25.7"948.03 miEast3° 29' 34.7"240.14 miNorth985.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LusakaThu 1:14 PM172 km107 miles93 nmEast-northeast ENE
KabweThu 1:14 PM247 km154 miles134 nmNortheast NE
KitweThu 1:14 PM385 km239 miles208 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NdolaThu 1:14 PM388 km241 miles210 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonguThu 1:14 PM401 km249 miles216 nmWest W
LubumbashiThu 1:14 PM486 km302 miles262 nmNorth N
HarareThu 1:14 PM496 km308 miles268 nmEast-southeast ESE
BulawayoThu 1:14 PM497 km309 miles269 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GweruThu 1:14 PM499 km310 miles269 nmSoutheast SE
ChitungwizaThu 1:14 PM504 km313 miles272 nmEast-southeast ESE

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