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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 01:48:00 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: 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 01:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 32' South, Longitude: 59° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.51 meters/second, 1596.6 km/hour, 992.1 miles/hour or 862.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.53 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 30' 01.2"991.91 miwest0° 11' 05.6"12.71 misouth991.75 mi
24 hours12° 19' 24.2"843.01 mieast4° 14' 24.3"291.43 misouth886.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSat 5:48 AM622 km386 miles336 nmNorthwest NW
Port LouisSat 5:48 AM1305 km811 miles705 nmSouth S
Diego GarciaSat 7:48 AM1431 km889 miles773 nmEast E
Saint-DenisSat 5:48 AM1434 km891 miles774 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AntananarivoSat 4:48 AM1730 km1075 miles934 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniSat 4:48 AM1813 km1127 miles979 nmWest-southwest WSW
MogadishuSat 4:48 AM1959 km1217 miles1058 nmNorthwest NW
MaleSat 6:48 AM2096 km1303 miles1132 nmNortheast NE
Dar es SalaamSat 4:48 AM2237 km1390 miles1208 nmWest W
DodomaSat 4:48 AM2635 km1637 miles1423 nmWest W

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