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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 03:36:00 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: 87%

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 03:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 07' North, Longitude: 11° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.05 meters/second, 1598.6 km/hour, 993.3 miles/hour or 863.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.55 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 32' 29.7"993.18 miwest0° 10' 08.7"11.62 misouth993.48 mi
24 hours10° 58' 58.8"750.16 mieast4° 14' 53.2"291.92 misouth808.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MakeniTue 3:36 AM49 km30 miles26 nmWest-southwest WSW
KoiduTue 3:36 AM91 km57 miles49 nmSoutheast SE
BoTue 3:36 AM128 km79 miles69 nmSouth S
KenemaTue 3:36 AM146 km91 miles79 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KindiaTue 3:36 AM168 km104 miles90 nmNorthwest NW
FreetownTue 3:36 AM187 km116 miles101 nmWest-southwest WSW
ConakryTue 3:36 AM230 km143 miles124 nmWest-northwest WNW
KakataTue 3:36 AM319 km199 miles172 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MonroviaTue 3:36 AM323 km201 miles174 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GbarngaTue 3:36 AM336 km209 miles181 nmSoutheast SE
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