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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 03:08:00 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: 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 03:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 25' North, Longitude: 17° 09' 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' 09.6"1005.44 miwest0° 11' 33.2"13.23 misouth1005.54 mi
24 hours11° 16' 59.9"780.45 mieast4° 38' 36.4"319.05 misouth842.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MbandakaThu 4:08 AM129 km80 miles70 nmEast-southeast ESE
ImpfondoThu 4:08 AM167 km104 miles90 nmNortheast NE
OuéssoThu 4:08 AM180 km112 miles97 nmNorthwest NW
BimboThu 4:08 AM447 km278 miles241 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BerbératiThu 4:08 AM451 km281 miles244 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FrancevilleThu 4:08 AM457 km284 miles247 nmWest-southwest WSW
BanguiThu 4:08 AM464 km288 miles250 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleThu 4:08 AM558 km347 miles301 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KinshasaThu 4:08 AM563 km350 miles304 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BertouaThu 4:08 AM600 km373 miles324 nmNorthwest NW

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