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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 Friday, January 4, 2013 at 01:08:00 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: 62%

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 Friday, January 4, 2013 at 01:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 51' South, Longitude: 57° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.14 meters/second, 1613.3 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
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 23.5"1002.33 miwest0° 11' 35.8"13.28 misouth1002.30 mi
24 hours11° 40' 50.6"806.15 mieast4° 33' 58.8"313.78 misouth862.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaFri 5:08 AM241 km150 miles130 nmWest-southwest WSW
MogadishuFri 4:08 AM1500 km932 miles810 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaFri 7:08 AM1699 km1056 miles917 nmEast-southeast ESE
MoroniFri 4:08 AM1792 km1113 miles968 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port LouisFri 5:08 AM1806 km1122 miles975 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisFri 5:08 AM1898 km1179 miles1025 nmSouth S
AntananarivoFri 4:08 AM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleFri 6:08 AM1991 km1237 miles1075 nmEast-northeast ENE
Dar es SalaamFri 4:08 AM2043 km1270 miles1103 nmWest W
AdenFri 4:08 AM2303 km1431 miles1244 nmNorthwest NW

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