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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 03:32:00 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 03:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 18' South, Longitude: 22° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.82 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' 17.0"1001.62 miwest0° 11' 34.4"13.26 misouth1001.58 mi
24 hours11° 44' 03.8"809.40 mieast4° 32' 47.0"312.41 misouth864.55 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 5:32 AM227 km141 miles123 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TshikapaFri 5:32 AM310 km193 miles167 nmSouthwest SW
LucapaFri 4:32 AM500 km311 miles270 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KisanganiFri 5:32 AM605 km376 miles327 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BujumburaFri 5:32 AM754 km468 miles407 nmEast E
KinshasaFri 4:32 AM812 km505 miles439 nmWest W
ButareFri 5:32 AM813 km505 miles439 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleFri 4:32 AM815 km507 miles440 nmWest W
GitegaFri 5:32 AM817 km507 miles441 nmEast E
GitaramaFri 5:32 AM829 km515 miles448 nmEast-northeast ENE

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