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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 2:08:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 02:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 36' South, Longitude: 54° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.42 meters/second, 1596.3 km/hour, 991.9 miles/hour or 861.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.53 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miSouth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 29' 59.9"991.73 miWest0° 11' 04.9"12.69 miSouth991.57 mi
24 hours12° 20' 00.1"843.56 miEast4° 14' 01.4"290.99 miSouth887.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSat 6:08 AM448 km278 miles242 nmNorth N
MoroniSat 5:08 AM1296 km805 miles700 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port LouisSat 6:08 AM1316 km818 miles711 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisSat 6:08 AM1362 km846 miles735 nmSouth S
AntananarivoSat 5:08 AM1377 km856 miles744 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MogadishuSat 5:08 AM1566 km973 miles846 nmNorthwest NW
Dar es SalaamSat 5:08 AM1707 km1061 miles922 nmWest W
Diego GarciaSat 8:08 AM1961 km1219 miles1059 nmEast E
DodomaSat 5:08 AM2106 km1308 miles1137 nmWest W
NairobiSat 5:08 AM2137 km1328 miles1154 nmWest-northwest WNW

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