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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 11:24:00 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 11:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 59' South, Longitude: 24° 24' 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' 35.6"957.17 miWest0° 07' 34.7"8.69 miNorth957.51 mi
24 hours14° 15' 08.9"947.82 miEast3° 29' 57.7"240.58 miNorth985.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonguThu 1:24 PM156 km97 miles84 nmWest-northwest WNW
LusakaThu 1:24 PM421 km261 miles227 nmEast E
MaunThu 1:24 PM457 km284 miles247 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KabweThu 1:24 PM468 km291 miles252 nmEast-northeast ENE
Rundu *Thu 1:24 PM538 km334 miles290 nmWest-southwest WSW
KitweThu 1:24 PM541 km336 miles292 nmNortheast NE
NdolaThu 1:24 PM564 km351 miles305 nmNortheast NE
LubumbashiThu 1:24 PM582 km362 miles314 nmNortheast NE
BulawayoThu 1:24 PM640 km398 miles346 nmSoutheast SE
FrancistownThu 1:24 PM662 km411 miles357 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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