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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, January 3, 2014 at 11:52:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun 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: Moon 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.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 6%

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 Friday, January 3, 2014 at 11:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 24' South, Longitude: 31° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.62 meters/second, 1568.2 km/hour, 974.5 miles/hour or 846.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.24 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 25' 18.2"974.31 miwest0° 09' 54.1"11.34 minorth974.69 mi
24 hours13° 31' 51.6"914.15 mieast4° 15' 02.9"292.16 minorth965.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ChipataFri 1:52 PM158 km98 miles85 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MzuzuFri 1:52 PM251 km156 miles136 nmEast-northeast ENE
KasamaFri 1:52 PM253 km157 miles136 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LilongweFri 1:52 PM267 km166 miles144 nmSoutheast SE
KarongaFri 1:52 PM350 km218 miles189 nmNortheast NE
NdolaFri 1:52 PM363 km226 miles196 nmWest W
KitweFri 1:52 PM405 km252 miles219 nmWest W
MbeyaFri 2:52 PM422 km262 miles228 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KabweFri 1:52 PM438 km272 miles237 nmWest-southwest WSW
LubumbashiFri 1:52 PM490 km305 miles265 nmWest W
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