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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 01:08:00 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 01:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 48' North, Longitude: 46° 14' 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' 12.6"1005.43 miwest0° 11' 31.8"13.20 misouth1005.53 mi
24 hours11° 15' 20.4"778.49 mieast4° 38' 29.6"318.91 misouth840.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MogadishuThu 4:08 AM169 km105 miles91 nmNorthwest NW
KismayoThu 4:08 AM430 km267 miles232 nmWest-southwest WSW
GalkayoThu 4:08 AM673 km418 miles364 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GarissaThu 4:08 AM746 km464 miles403 nmWest W
MombasaThu 4:08 AM905 km563 miles489 nmSouthwest SW
HargeisaThu 4:08 AM998 km620 miles539 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NairobiThu 4:08 AM1073 km666 miles579 nmWest-southwest WSW
Dar es SalaamThu 4:08 AM1142 km710 miles617 nmSouthwest SW
VictoriaThu 5:08 AM1188 km738 miles642 nmEast-southeast ESE
Addis AbabaThu 4:08 AM1230 km764 miles664 nmNorthwest NW

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