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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 03:58:00 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: 50%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM
This phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 03:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 56' South, Longitude: 28° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.96 meters/second, 1594.7 km/hour, 990.9 miles/hour or 861.0 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 misouth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 29' 52.5"990.69 miwest0° 11' 01.1"12.62 misouth990.52 mi
24 hours12° 23' 19.2"846.57 mieast4° 11' 52.2"288.53 misouth889.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubumbashiSat 5:58 AM309 km192 miles167 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KasamaSat 5:58 AM371 km231 miles200 nmEast-southeast ESE
KitweSat 5:58 AM429 km267 miles232 nmSouth S
NdolaSat 5:58 AM452 km281 miles244 nmSouth S
Mbuji-MayiSat 5:58 AM585 km364 miles316 nmWest-northwest WNW
MbeyaSat 6:58 AM591 km367 miles319 nmEast E
RutanaSat 5:58 AM592 km368 miles320 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KabweSat 5:58 AM611 km380 miles330 nmSouth S
BujumburaSat 5:58 AM631 km392 miles341 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GitegaSat 5:58 AM642 km399 miles347 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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