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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, January 4, 2013 at 1:18:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 01:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 52' South, Longitude: 55° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.12 meters/second, 1613.2 km/hour, 1002.4 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' 23.1"1002.28 miWest0° 11' 35.7"13.28 miSouth1002.25 mi
24 hours11° 41' 03.7"806.38 miEast4° 33' 54.1"313.69 miSouth862.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaFri 5:18 AM93 km58 miles50 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MogadishuFri 4:18 AM1264 km786 miles683 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniFri 4:18 AM1562 km971 miles843 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamFri 4:18 AM1778 km1105 miles960 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port LouisFri 5:18 AM1822 km1132 miles984 nmSouth S
AntananarivoFri 4:18 AM1854 km1152 miles1001 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-DenisFri 5:18 AM1882 km1169 miles1016 nmSouth S
Diego GarciaFri 7:18 AM1958 km1217 miles1057 nmEast-southeast ESE
NairobiFri 4:18 AM2049 km1273 miles1106 nmWest W
AdenFri 4:18 AM2151 km1337 miles1161 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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