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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 01:58:00 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: 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 01:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 34' South, Longitude: 57° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.46 meters/second, 1596.5 km/hour, 992.0 miles/hour or 862.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.53 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 30' 00.6"991.82 miwest0° 11' 05.3"12.70 misouth991.66 mi
24 hours12° 19' 42.0"843.28 mieast4° 14' 12.8"291.21 misouth886.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSat 5:58 AM471 km293 miles255 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisSat 5:58 AM1285 km798 miles694 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisSat 5:58 AM1374 km854 miles742 nmSouth S
AntananarivoSat 4:58 AM1542 km958 miles833 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniSat 4:58 AM1553 km965 miles839 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaSat 7:58 AM1696 km1054 miles916 nmEast E
MogadishuSat 4:58 AM1753 km1089 miles947 nmNorthwest NW
Dar es SalaamSat 4:58 AM1972 km1225 miles1065 nmWest W
MaleSat 6:58 AM2305 km1432 miles1244 nmNortheast NE
DodomaSat 4:58 AM2370 km1473 miles1280 nmWest W

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