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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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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 11:14 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:40 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 11:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 59' South
Longitude: 24° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.98 meters/second, 1540.7 km/hour, 957.4 miles/hour or 831.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.96 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 23' 35.5"957.23 miwest0° 07' 34.7"8.68 minorth957.57 mi
24 hours14° 15' 10.4"947.90 mieast3° 29' 55.7"240.56 minorth985.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LusakaThu 1:22 PM398 km247 miles215 nmEast E
KitweThu 1:22 PM524 km326 miles283 nmNortheast NE
NdolaThu 1:22 PM546 km339 miles295 nmNortheast NE
Rundu *Thu 1:22 PM559 km347 miles302 nmWest-southwest WSW
LubumbashiThu 1:22 PM570 km354 miles308 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BulawayoThu 1:22 PM625 km388 miles337 nmSoutheast SE
FrancistownThu 1:22 PM651 km405 miles352 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HarareThu 1:22 PM716 km445 miles387 nmEast-southeast ESE
MolepololeThu 1:22 PM937 km582 miles506 nmSouth S
GaboroneThu 1:22 PM970 km603 miles524 nmSouth S
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