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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 Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 01:34:00 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: 88%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 01:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 27' North, Longitude: 17° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.61 meters/second, 1597.0 km/hour, 992.3 miles/hour or 862.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.54 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 32' 28.4"992.19 miwest0° 10' 02.9"11.51 misouth992.50 mi
24 hours10° 59' 05.9"749.56 mieast4° 12' 57.7"289.72 misouth807.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SarhTue 2:34 AM62 km39 miles34 nmEast-southeast ESE
MoundouTue 2:34 AM224 km139 miles121 nmWest-southwest WSW
Kaga-BandoroTue 2:34 AM305 km190 miles165 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MongoTue 2:34 AM315 km196 miles170 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BozoumTue 2:34 AM385 km240 miles208 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MarouaTue 2:34 AM413 km256 miles223 nmWest-northwest WNW
NdjamenaTue 2:34 AM429 km266 miles232 nmNorthwest NW
MoussoroTue 2:34 AM489 km304 miles264 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GarouaTue 2:34 AM496 km308 miles268 nmWest W
BambariTue 2:34 AM509 km317 miles275 nmSoutheast SE

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