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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 03:48:00 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: 50%

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 03:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 54' South, Longitude: 30° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.00 meters/second, 1594.8 km/hour, 991.0 miles/hour or 861.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.51 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 29' 53.2"990.78 miwest0° 11' 01.4"12.63 misouth990.61 mi
24 hours12° 23' 01.0"846.30 mieast4° 12' 04.2"288.76 misouth888.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KasamaSat 5:48 AM166 km103 miles90 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MbeyaSat 6:48 AM325 km202 miles176 nmEast E
KarongaSat 5:48 AM394 km245 miles213 nmEast-southeast ESE
LubumbashiSat 5:48 AM450 km280 miles243 nmSouthwest SW
MzuzuSat 5:48 AM478 km297 miles258 nmSoutheast SE
NdolaSat 5:48 AM495 km308 miles267 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KitweSat 5:48 AM499 km310 miles269 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RutanaSat 5:48 AM553 km344 miles299 nmNorth N
ChipataSat 5:48 AM575 km357 miles310 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RuyigiSat 5:48 AM601 km373 miles324 nmNorth N

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