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 12:30:00 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 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 50' ||South|
|Longitude: ||8° 18' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.32 meters/second, 1541.9 km/hour, 958.1 miles/hour or 832.6 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"||15.97 mi||west||0° 00' 07.7"||0.15 mi||north||15.97 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 39.7"||957.99 mi||west||0° 07' 42.3"||8.83 mi||north||958.33 mi|
|24 hours||14° 13' 16.3"||946.47 mi||east||3° 32' 31.1"||243.52 mi||north||984.71 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lubango||Thu 1:30 PM||567 km||352 miles||306 nm|| E|
|Huambo||Thu 1:30 PM||871 km||541 miles||470 nm|| ENE|
|Luanda||Thu 1:30 PM||942 km||585 miles||509 nm|| NE|
|Menongue||Thu 1:30 PM||1018 km||633 miles||550 nm|| E|
|Windhoek *||Thu 2:30 PM||1188 km||738 miles||641 nm|| SE|
|Kinshasa||Thu 1:30 PM||1487 km||924 miles||803 nm|| NNE|
|Brazzaville||Thu 1:30 PM||1491 km||926 miles||805 nm|| NNE|
|Jamestown||Thu 12:30 PM||1501 km||932 miles||810 nm|| W|
|São Tomé||Thu 12:30 PM||1797 km||1117 miles||971 nm|| N|
|Libreville||Thu 1:30 PM||1800 km||1118 miles||972 nm|| N|
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