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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 03:28:00 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 03:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 18' South, Longitude: 23° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.83 meters/second, 1612.2 km/hour, 1001.8 miles/hour or 870.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 31' 17.2"1001.64 miwest0° 11' 34.4"13.26 misouth1001.60 mi
24 hours11° 43' 58.4"809.30 mieast4° 32' 49.0"312.45 misouth864.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mbuji-MayiFri 5:28 AM202 km126 miles109 nmSouth S
TshikapaFri 5:28 AM390 km242 miles210 nmSouthwest SW
LucapaFri 4:28 AM555 km345 miles300 nmSouthwest SW
KisanganiFri 5:28 AM561 km348 miles303 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BukavuFri 5:28 AM615 km382 miles332 nmEast-northeast ENE
BujumburaFri 5:28 AM647 km402 miles349 nmEast E
ButareFri 5:28 AM708 km440 miles382 nmEast-northeast ENE
GitegaFri 5:28 AM710 km441 miles383 nmEast E
GitaramaFri 5:28 AM726 km451 miles392 nmEast-northeast ENE
RuhengeriFri 5:28 AM739 km459 miles399 nmEast-northeast ENE

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