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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 02:18:00 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 02:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 37' South, Longitude: 52° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.38 meters/second, 1596.2 km/hour, 991.8 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' 59.2"991.64 miwest0° 11' 04.6"12.69 misouth991.47 mi
24 hours12° 20' 17.9"843.83 mieast4° 13' 49.9"290.77 misouth887.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirananaSat 5:18 AM518 km322 miles279 nmSouthwest SW
VictoriaSat 6:18 AM567 km352 miles306 nmNortheast NE
MamoutzouSat 5:18 AM894 km556 miles483 nmWest-southwest WSW
MutsamuduSat 5:18 AM944 km587 miles510 nmWest-southwest WSW
FomboniSat 5:18 AM1015 km631 miles548 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniSat 5:18 AM1041 km647 miles562 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoSat 5:18 AM1248 km775 miles674 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port LouisSat 6:18 AM1396 km868 miles754 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisSat 6:18 AM1399 km869 miles755 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MogadishuSat 5:18 AM1407 km874 miles760 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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