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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 01:58:00 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: 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 01:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 00' South, Longitude: 45° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.03 meters/second, 1612.9 km/hour, 1002.2 miles/hour or 870.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 31' 21.3"1002.09 miwest0° 11' 35.3"13.27 misouth1002.06 mi
24 hours11° 41' 56.9"807.27 mieast4° 33' 34.8"313.32 misouth863.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KismayoFri 4:58 AM512 km318 miles276 nmNorthwest NW
MombasaFri 4:58 AM634 km394 miles342 nmWest W
MogadishuFri 4:58 AM668 km415 miles361 nmNorth N
Zanzibar CityFri 4:58 AM726 km451 miles392 nmWest-southwest WSW
Dar es SalaamFri 4:58 AM744 km462 miles401 nmWest-southwest WSW
GarissaFri 4:58 AM749 km466 miles405 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniFri 4:58 AM882 km548 miles476 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MutsamuduFri 4:58 AM909 km565 miles491 nmSouth S
FomboniFri 4:58 AM933 km580 miles504 nmSouth S
MamoutzouFri 4:58 AM971 km604 miles524 nmSouth S

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