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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 02:48:00 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: 61%

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 02:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 10' South, Longitude: 33° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.92 meters/second, 1612.5 km/hour, 1002.0 miles/hour or 870.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 31' 19.0"1001.85 miwest0° 11' 34.9"13.26 misouth1001.81 mi
24 hours11° 43' 04.1"808.40 mieast4° 33' 09.8"312.85 misouth863.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MwanzaFri 5:48 AM187 km116 miles101 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RuyigiFri 4:48 AM345 km214 miles186 nmWest-northwest WNW
DodomaFri 5:48 AM352 km219 miles190 nmSoutheast SE
MuyingaFri 4:48 AM358 km222 miles193 nmWest-northwest WNW
RutanaFri 4:48 AM366 km227 miles198 nmWest W
GitegaFri 4:48 AM381 km236 miles206 nmWest-northwest WNW
ArushaFri 5:48 AM387 km240 miles209 nmEast-northeast ENE
RwamaganaFri 4:48 AM399 km248 miles215 nmNorthwest NW
NgoziFri 4:48 AM408 km253 miles220 nmWest-northwest WNW
ButareFri 4:48 AM429 km267 miles232 nmWest-northwest WNW
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