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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 12:32:00 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: 7%

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 12:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 18' South, Longitude: 22° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.83 meters/second, 1569.0 km/hour, 974.9 miles/hour or 847.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.25 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 25' 21.3"974.78 miwest0° 09' 57.0"11.40 minorth975.15 mi
24 hours13° 30' 39.7"913.18 mieast4° 15' 57.3"293.20 minorth965.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuenaFri 1:32 PM267 km166 miles144 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonguFri 2:32 PM342 km212 miles184 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LucapaFri 1:32 PM462 km287 miles249 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MenongueFri 1:32 PM564 km350 miles304 nmWest-southwest WSW
LubumbashiFri 2:32 PM568 km353 miles307 nmEast E
KitweFri 2:32 PM645 km401 miles348 nmEast E
TshikapaFri 2:32 PM671 km417 miles362 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rundu *Fri 2:32 PM679 km422 miles367 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Mbuji-MayiFri 2:32 PM697 km433 miles376 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KabweFri 2:32 PM707 km439 miles382 nmEast-southeast ESE
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