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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 11:22:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun 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: Moon 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.

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 11:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 59' South, Longitude: 24° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.97 meters/second, 1540.7 km/hour, 957.3 miles/hour or 831.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.96 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 23' 35.4"957.15 miwest0° 07' 34.5"8.68 minorth957.49 mi
24 hours14° 15' 12.3"947.86 mieast3° 29' 53.2"240.49 minorth985.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonguThu 1:22 PM203 km126 miles109 nmWest-northwest WNW
LusakaThu 1:22 PM370 km230 miles200 nmEast E
KabweThu 1:22 PM420 km261 miles227 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaunThu 1:22 PM471 km292 miles254 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KitweThu 1:22 PM503 km313 miles272 nmNortheast NE
NdolaThu 1:22 PM524 km325 miles283 nmNortheast NE
LubumbashiThu 1:22 PM555 km345 miles300 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rundu *Thu 1:22 PM585 km364 miles316 nmWest-southwest WSW
BulawayoThu 1:22 PM606 km376 miles327 nmSoutheast SE
FrancistownThu 1:22 PM638 km396 miles345 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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