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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- 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: . 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: . 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 11:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 55' ||South|
|Longitude: ||17° 25' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.13 meters/second, 1541.3 km/hour, 957.7 miles/hour or 832.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 23.6"||15.96 mi||west||0° 00' 07.5"||0.14 mi||north||15.96 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 37.3"||957.56 mi||west||0° 07' 38.0"||8.75 mi||north||957.91 mi|
|24 hours||14° 14' 20.2"||947.27 mi||east||3° 31' 04.7"||241.87 mi||north||985.09 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rundu *||Thu 1:52 PM||334 km||208 miles||180 nm|| SE|
|Huambo||Thu 12:52 PM||392 km||243 miles||212 nm|| NNW|
|Lubango||Thu 12:52 PM||435 km||270 miles||235 nm|| WNW|
|Windhoek *||Thu 1:52 PM||737 km||458 miles||398 nm|| S|
|Walvis Bay *||Thu 1:52 PM||837 km||520 miles||452 nm|| SSW|
|Luanda||Thu 12:52 PM||906 km||563 miles||489 nm|| NNW|
|Lusaka||Thu 1:52 PM||1166 km||725 miles||630 nm|| E|
|Lubumbashi||Thu 1:52 PM||1186 km||737 miles||640 nm|| ENE|
|Kinshasa||Thu 12:52 PM||1303 km||810 miles||704 nm|| N|
|Brazzaville||Thu 12:52 PM||1310 km||814 miles||707 nm|| N|
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