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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 40%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:44 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° 19' 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"975.81 miwest0° 09' 54.5"11.35 misouth975.56 mi
24 hours13° 07' 17.3"884.92 mieast3° 37' 16.4"248.97 misouth912.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSun 8:18 AM1078 km670 miles582 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisSun 6:18 AM1088 km676 miles587 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisSun 6:18 AM1295 km805 miles699 nmSouthwest SW
VictoriaSun 6:18 AM1334 km829 miles720 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoSun 5:18 AM1918 km1192 miles1036 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleSun 7:18 AM2141 km1330 miles1156 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniSun 5:18 AM2294 km1425 miles1238 nmWest W
MogadishuSun 5:18 AM2667 km1657 miles1440 nmNorthwest NW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 7:48 AM2783 km1729 miles1503 nmNortheast NE
Dar es SalaamSun 5:18 AM2824 km1754 miles1525 nmWest-northwest WNW

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