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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 02:58:00 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: 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 02:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 12' South, Longitude: 30° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.90 meters/second, 1612.4 km/hour, 1001.9 miles/hour or 870.6 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' 18.5"1001.80 miwest0° 11' 34.8"13.26 misouth1001.76 mi
24 hours11° 43' 17.6"808.62 mieast4° 33' 04.6"312.75 misouth864.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RutanaFri 4:58 AM101 km63 miles54 nmWest-northwest WNW
RuyigiFri 4:58 AM105 km65 miles57 nmNorthwest NW
GitegaFri 4:58 AM133 km83 miles72 nmNorthwest NW
MuyingaFri 4:58 AM160 km99 miles86 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NgoziFri 4:58 AM183 km114 miles99 nmNorthwest NW
BujumburaFri 4:58 AM191 km119 miles103 nmWest-northwest WNW
ButareFri 4:58 AM216 km134 miles116 nmNorthwest NW
RwamaganaFri 4:58 AM252 km157 miles136 nmNorth N
KigaliFri 4:58 AM264 km164 miles142 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GitaramaFri 4:58 AM264 km164 miles143 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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