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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 62%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 00:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 49' South, Longitude: 59° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.15 meters/second, 1613.4 km/hour, 1002.5 miles/hour or 871.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.0"1002.44 miwest0° 11' 35.9"13.28 misouth1002.41 mi
24 hours11° 40' 38.9"806.01 mieast4° 34' 02.9"313.88 misouth862.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaFri 4:58 AM473 km294 miles255 nmWest W
Diego GarciaFri 6:58 AM1469 km913 miles793 nmEast-southeast ESE
MogadishuFri 3:58 AM1717 km1067 miles927 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleFri 5:58 AM1778 km1105 miles960 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port LouisFri 4:58 AM1824 km1133 miles985 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisFri 4:58 AM1941 km1206 miles1048 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MoroniFri 3:58 AM1997 km1241 miles1078 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoFri 3:58 AM2128 km1322 miles1149 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamFri 3:58 AM2279 km1416 miles1231 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramFri 6:28 AM2356 km1464 miles1272 nmNortheast NE
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