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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 02:28:00 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 02:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 39' South, Longitude: 49° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.34 meters/second, 1596.0 km/hour, 991.7 miles/hour or 861.8 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' 58.6"991.54 miwest0° 11' 04.2"12.68 misouth991.38 mi
24 hours12° 20' 36.0"844.10 mieast4° 13' 38.3"290.55 misouth887.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirananaSat 5:28 AM405 km252 miles219 nmSouth S
MamoutzouSat 5:28 AM679 km422 miles367 nmSouthwest SW
MutsamuduSat 5:28 AM710 km441 miles383 nmSouthwest SW
VictoriaSat 6:28 AM765 km475 miles413 nmNortheast NE
FomboniSat 5:28 AM778 km483 miles420 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniSat 5:28 AM794 km494 miles429 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoSat 5:28 AM1162 km722 miles628 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Dar es SalaamSat 5:28 AM1180 km733 miles637 nmWest W
MogadishuSat 5:28 AM1283 km798 miles693 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-DenisSat 6:28 AM1481 km920 miles800 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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