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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 01:18:00 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 01:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 46' North, Longitude: 43° 48' 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' 12.3"1005.43 miwest0° 11' 31.9"13.21 misouth1005.54 mi
24 hours11° 15' 28.5"778.65 mieast4° 38' 30.3"318.93 misouth841.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KismayoThu 4:18 AM188 km117 miles101 nmSouthwest SW
MogadishuThu 4:18 AM221 km137 miles119 nmNortheast NE
GarissaThu 4:18 AM483 km300 miles261 nmWest-southwest WSW
MombasaThu 4:18 AM704 km437 miles380 nmSouthwest SW
GalkayoThu 4:18 AM776 km482 miles419 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NairobiThu 4:18 AM810 km503 miles437 nmWest-southwest WSW
NakuruThu 4:18 AM869 km540 miles469 nmWest W
AwasaThu 4:18 AM912 km567 miles492 nmNorthwest NW
Zanzibar CityThu 4:18 AM922 km573 miles498 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HargeisaThu 4:18 AM973 km605 miles525 nmNorth N

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