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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 11:42:00 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 11:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 56' South, Longitude: 20° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.07 meters/second, 1541.1 km/hour, 957.6 miles/hour or 832.1 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' 36.6"957.37 miWest0° 07' 36.7"8.73 miNorth957.72 mi
24 hours14° 14' 38.9"947.44 miEast3° 30' 39.1"241.37 miNorth985.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Rundu *Thu 1:42 PM221 km137 miles119 nmSouth S
MenongueThu 12:42 PM292 km181 miles158 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonguThu 1:42 PM336 km209 miles181 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuenaThu 12:42 PM460 km286 miles249 nmNorth N
MaunThu 1:42 PM572 km355 miles309 nmSoutheast SE
HuamboThu 12:42 PM585 km363 miles316 nmNorthwest NW
GhanziThu 1:42 PM658 km409 miles356 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LubangoThu 12:42 PM716 km445 miles387 nmWest W
Windhoek *Thu 1:42 PM799 km496 miles431 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MalanjeThu 12:42 PM816 km507 miles440 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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