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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 12:22:00 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 12:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 19' South, Longitude: 24° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.78 meters/second, 1568.8 km/hour, 974.8 miles/hour or 847.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.25 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 25' 20.6"974.66 miwest0° 09' 56.3"11.39 minorth975.03 mi
24 hours13° 30' 57.6"913.42 mieast4° 15' 43.7"292.94 minorth965.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubumbashiFri 2:22 PM310 km193 miles168 nmEast-northeast ENE
MonguFri 2:22 PM368 km229 miles199 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KitweFri 2:22 PM385 km239 miles208 nmEast E
NdolaFri 2:22 PM432 km268 miles233 nmEast E
KabweFri 2:22 PM469 km291 miles253 nmEast-southeast ESE
LusakaFri 2:22 PM516 km321 miles279 nmSoutheast SE
LuenaFri 1:22 PM526 km327 miles284 nmWest W
LucapaFri 1:22 PM612 km381 miles331 nmNorthwest NW
Mbuji-MayiFri 2:22 PM697 km433 miles376 nmNorth N
KasamaFri 2:22 PM745 km463 miles402 nmEast-northeast ENE

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