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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 11:52:00 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 11:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 55' South, Longitude: 17° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.12 meters/second, 1541.2 km/hour, 957.7 miles/hour or 832.2 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' 37.2"957.49 miwest0° 07' 37.8"8.75 minorth957.83 mi
24 hours14° 14' 22.1"947.23 mieast3° 31' 02.1"241.81 minorth985.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MenongueThu 12:52 PM139 km86 miles75 nmNorth N
Rundu *Thu 1:52 PM313 km195 miles169 nmSoutheast SE
HuamboThu 12:52 PM406 km252 miles219 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LubangoThu 12:52 PM463 km288 miles250 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuenaThu 12:52 PM517 km322 miles279 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonguThu 1:52 PM589 km366 miles318 nmEast E
MalanjeThu 12:52 PM720 km447 miles389 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Windhoek *Thu 1:52 PM738 km459 miles399 nmSouth S
MaunThu 1:52 PM757 km470 miles409 nmSoutheast SE
GhanziThu 1:52 PM764 km475 miles413 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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