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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 00:58:00 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 00:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 50' North, Longitude: 48° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.51 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
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.76 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 12.8"1005.42 miwest0° 11' 31.6"13.20 misouth1005.53 mi
24 hours11° 15' 12.4"778.33 mieast4° 38' 28.8"318.90 misouth840.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MogadishuThu 3:58 AM392 km244 miles212 nmWest-northwest WNW
GalkayoThu 3:58 AM670 km416 miles362 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KismayoThu 3:58 AM692 km430 miles374 nmWest W
VictoriaThu 4:58 AM967 km601 miles522 nmSoutheast SE
GarissaThu 3:58 AM1013 km629 miles547 nmWest W
DjiboutiThu 3:58 AM1336 km830 miles721 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NairobiThu 3:58 AM1338 km831 miles722 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamThu 3:58 AM1341 km833 miles724 nmSouthwest SW
AdenThu 3:58 AM1387 km862 miles749 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Addis AbabaThu 3:58 AM1422 km884 miles768 nmNorthwest NW

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