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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 Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 01:26:00 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: 51%

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 Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 01:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 28' South, Longitude: 64° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.60 meters/second, 1596.9 km/hour, 992.3 miles/hour or 862.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.54 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 30' 02.7"992.12 miwest0° 11' 06.3"12.72 misouth991.96 mi
24 hours12° 18' 44.9"842.41 mieast4° 14' 49.1"291.90 misouth886.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSat 7:26 AM848 km527 miles458 nmEast E
VictoriaSat 5:26 AM1119 km695 miles604 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port LouisSat 5:26 AM1516 km942 miles818 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleSat 6:26 AM1699 km1056 miles917 nmNortheast NE
Saint-DenisSat 5:26 AM1703 km1058 miles919 nmSouthwest SW
AntananarivoSat 4:26 AM2197 km1365 miles1186 nmWest-southwest WSW
ThiruvananthapuramSat 6:56 AM2309 km1435 miles1247 nmNortheast NE
ColomboSat 6:56 AM2384 km1481 miles1287 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 6:56 AM2386 km1482 miles1288 nmNortheast NE
MoroniSat 4:26 AM2389 km1484 miles1290 nmWest W

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