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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 12:42:00 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 12:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 16' South, Longitude: 19° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.88 meters/second, 1569.2 km/hour, 975.0 miles/hour or 847.3 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' 22.1"974.89 miwest0° 09' 57.8"11.41 minorth975.27 mi
24 hours13° 30' 21.7"912.94 mieast4° 16' 10.8"293.45 minorth965.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuenaFri 1:42 PM53 km33 miles29 nmNorth N
MenongueFri 1:42 PM357 km222 miles193 nmSouthwest SW
LucapaFri 1:42 PM435 km271 miles235 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HuamboFri 1:42 PM456 km284 miles246 nmWest W
MonguFri 2:42 PM483 km300 miles261 nmSoutheast SE
MalanjeFri 1:42 PM492 km306 miles266 nmNorthwest NW
Rundu *Fri 2:42 PM625 km389 miles338 nmSouth S
TshikapaFri 2:42 PM654 km406 miles353 nmNorth N
UígeFri 1:42 PM739 km459 miles399 nmNorthwest NW
LubangoFri 1:42 PM753 km468 miles407 nmWest-southwest WSW
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