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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 Sunday, January 6, 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: 40%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 02:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 51' South, Longitude: 64° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.34 meters/second, 1570.8 km/hour, 976.1 miles/hour or 848.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.27 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 misouth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 28' 10.8"975.83 miwest0° 09' 54.5"11.35 misouth975.57 mi
24 hours13° 07' 15.0"884.88 mieast3° 37' 18.6"249.01 misouth912.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Sun 6:18 AM766 km476 miles413 nmSouth S
Diego GarciaSun 8:18 AM1053 km654 miles569 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisSun 6:18 AM1107 km688 miles598 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisSun 6:18 AM1317 km818 miles711 nmSouthwest SW
VictoriaSun 6:18 AM1355 km842 miles732 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoSun 5:18 AM1946 km1209 miles1051 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleSun 7:18 AM2126 km1321 miles1148 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniSun 5:18 AM2323 km1443 miles1254 nmWest W
MogadishuSun 5:18 AM2690 km1672 miles1453 nmNorthwest NW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 7:48 AM2765 km1718 miles1493 nmNortheast NE

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