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 12:32:00 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 12:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 50' ||South|
|Longitude: ||7° 49' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.33 meters/second, 1542.0 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"||958.01 mi||west||0° 07' 42.4"||8.84 mi||north||958.36 mi|
|24 hours||14° 13' 12.9"||946.43 mi||east||3° 32' 35.5"||243.61 mi||north||984.69 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lubango||Thu 1:32 PM||618 km||384 miles||334 nm|| E|
|Huambo||Thu 1:32 PM||919 km||571 miles||496 nm|| ENE|
|Luanda||Thu 1:32 PM||972 km||604 miles||525 nm|| NE|
|Windhoek *||Thu 2:32 PM||1228 km||763 miles||663 nm|| SE|
|Jamestown||Thu 12:32 PM||1449 km||901 miles||783 nm|| W|
|Kinshasa||Thu 1:32 PM||1514 km||941 miles||818 nm|| NNE|
|Brazzaville||Thu 1:32 PM||1518 km||943 miles||820 nm|| NNE|
|São Tomé||Thu 12:32 PM||1793 km||1114 miles||968 nm|| N|
|Libreville||Thu 1:32 PM||1804 km||1121 miles||974 nm|| N|
|Gaborone||Thu 2:32 PM||2124 km||1320 miles||1147 nm|| ESE|
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