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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.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 6%

Previous phaseNew MoonWednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:14 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:40 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 11:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 26' South, Longitude: 34° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.57 meters/second, 1568.1 km/hour, 974.4 miles/hour or 846.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.24 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 25' 17.6"974.21 miwest0° 09' 53.4"11.33 minorth974.58 mi
24 hours13° 32' 07.4"914.36 mieast4° 14' 50.5"291.92 minorth966.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MzuzuFri 1:42 PM107 km67 miles58 nmNorth N
LilongweFri 1:42 PM175 km109 miles95 nmSouth S
ChipataFri 1:42 PM204 km127 miles110 nmSouthwest SW
KarongaFri 1:42 PM276 km172 miles149 nmNorth N
BlantyreFri 1:42 PM386 km240 miles208 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MbeyaFri 2:42 PM395 km246 miles213 nmNorth N
KasamaFri 1:42 PM395 km246 miles214 nmNorthwest NW
NdolaFri 1:42 PM593 km368 miles320 nmWest W
KitweFri 1:42 PM636 km395 miles343 nmWest W
NampulaFri 1:42 PM637 km396 miles344 nmEast-southeast ESE

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