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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 02:28:00 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: 71%

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 02:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 33' North, Longitude: 26° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.52 meters/second, 1618.3 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' 10.7"1005.44 miwest0° 11' 32.8"13.22 misouth1005.54 mi
24 hours11° 16' 26.1"779.79 mieast4° 38' 34.7"319.01 misouth842.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KisanganiThu 4:28 AM184 km114 miles99 nmWest W
GomaThu 4:28 AM359 km223 miles194 nmSoutheast SE
RuhengeriThu 4:28 AM385 km239 miles208 nmSoutheast SE
BukavuThu 4:28 AM405 km252 miles219 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GitaramaThu 4:28 AM435 km270 miles235 nmSoutheast SE
MbararaThu 5:28 AM444 km276 miles239 nmEast-southeast ESE
KigaliThu 4:28 AM452 km281 miles244 nmSoutheast SE
ButareThu 4:28 AM474 km295 miles256 nmSoutheast SE
YambioThu 5:28 AM478 km297 miles258 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RwamaganaThu 4:28 AM486 km302 miles262 nmSoutheast SE
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