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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 Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 00:08:00 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: 72%

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 Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 00:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 60' North, Longitude: 60° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.50 meters/second, 1618.2 km/hour, 1005.5 miles/hour or 873.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.76 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 14.0"1005.40 miwest0° 11' 31.0"13.19 misouth1005.51 mi
24 hours11° 14' 32.8"777.53 mieast4° 38' 24.2"318.81 misouth840.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaThu 4:08 AM857 km532 miles463 nmSouthwest SW
MaleThu 5:08 AM1460 km907 miles788 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaThu 6:08 AM1588 km987 miles857 nmSoutheast SE
MogadishuThu 3:08 AM1721 km1069 miles929 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramThu 5:38 AM1977 km1229 miles1068 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaduraiThu 5:38 AM2160 km1342 miles1166 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdenThu 3:08 AM2177 km1353 miles1175 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboThu 5:38 AM2219 km1379 miles1198 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 5:38 AM2224 km1382 miles1201 nmEast-northeast ENE
DjiboutiThu 3:08 AM2272 km1412 miles1227 nmWest-northwest WNW
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