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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 12:14:00 PM.

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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 12:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 52' South, Longitude: 12° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.23 meters/second, 1541.6 km/hour, 957.9 miles/hour or 832.4 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"0.15 miNorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 23' 38.6"957.73 miWest0° 07' 40.3"8.79 miNorth958.07 mi
24 hours14° 13' 45.2"946.77 miEast3° 31' 52.3"242.77 miNorth984.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoThu 1:14 PM158 km98 miles85 nmNortheast NE
HuamboThu 1:14 PM497 km309 miles268 nmNortheast NE
MenongueThu 1:14 PM584 km363 miles316 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuandaThu 1:14 PM784 km487 miles423 nmNorth N
Walvis Bay *Thu 2:14 PM814 km506 miles440 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rundu *Thu 2:14 PM816 km507 miles441 nmEast-southeast ESE
MalanjeThu 1:14 PM820 km510 miles443 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Thu 2:14 PM890 km553 miles480 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LuenaThu 1:14 PM929 km577 miles502 nmEast-northeast ENE
UígeThu 1:14 PM959 km596 miles518 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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