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 12:42:00 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 12:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 49' ||South|
|Longitude: ||5° 25' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.38 meters/second, 1542.2 km/hour, 958.3 miles/hour or 832.7 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' 40.4"||958.12 mi||west||0° 07' 43.7"||8.86 mi||north||958.47 mi|
|24 hours||14° 12' 56.0"||946.22 mi||east||3° 32' 58.2"||244.04 mi||north||984.59 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lubango||Thu 1:42 PM||872 km||542 miles||471 nm|| E|
|Luanda||Thu 1:42 PM||1148 km||713 miles||620 nm|| NE|
|Jamestown||Thu 12:42 PM||1193 km||741 miles||644 nm|| W|
|Windhoek *||Thu 2:42 PM||1437 km||893 miles||776 nm|| ESE|
|Kinshasa||Thu 1:42 PM||1669 km||1037 miles||901 nm|| NE|
|Brazzaville||Thu 1:42 PM||1672 km||1039 miles||903 nm|| NE|
|São Tomé||Thu 12:42 PM||1792 km||1114 miles||968 nm|| N|
|Libreville||Thu 1:42 PM||1846 km||1147 miles||997 nm|| NNE|
|Malabo||Thu 1:42 PM||2195 km||1364 miles||1185 nm|| N|
|Yaoundé||Thu 1:42 PM||2276 km||1414 miles||1229 nm|| NNE|
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