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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 02:58:00 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: 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 02:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 27' North, Longitude: 19° 35' 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
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.76 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 09.9"1005.44 miwest0° 11' 33.1"13.23 misouth1005.54 mi
24 hours11° 16' 51.3"780.29 mieast4° 38' 36.0"319.04 misouth842.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MbandakaThu 3:58 AM153 km95 miles83 nmWest-southwest WSW
BoendeThu 3:58 AM166 km103 miles90 nmEast-southeast ESE
ImpfondoThu 3:58 AM212 km132 miles115 nmNorthwest NW
OuéssoThu 3:58 AM413 km257 miles223 nmWest-northwest WNW
BimboThu 3:58 AM441 km274 miles238 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BanguiThu 3:58 AM448 km278 miles242 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BerbératiThu 3:58 AM596 km370 miles322 nmNorthwest NW
BambariThu 3:58 AM600 km373 miles324 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KisanganiThu 4:58 AM626 km389 miles338 nmEast E
FrancevilleThu 3:58 AM706 km438 miles381 nmWest-southwest WSW

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