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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 02:24:00 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 02:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 52' South, Longitude: 63° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.31 meters/second, 1570.7 km/hour, 976.0 miles/hour or 848.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.27 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 misouth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 28' 10.3"975.75 miwest0° 09' 54.2"11.35 misouth975.50 mi
24 hours13° 07' 27.4"885.06 mieast3° 37' 07.1"248.79 misouth912.64 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 6:24 AM754 km469 miles407 nmSouth S
Port LouisSun 6:24 AM1007 km626 miles544 nmSouthwest SW
Diego GarciaSun 8:24 AM1187 km738 miles641 nmEast-northeast ENE
Saint-DenisSun 6:24 AM1206 km749 miles651 nmSouthwest SW
VictoriaSun 6:24 AM1243 km773 miles671 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoSun 5:24 AM1800 km1119 miles972 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniSun 5:24 AM2166 km1346 miles1169 nmWest W
MaleSun 7:24 AM2207 km1371 miles1192 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MogadishuSun 5:24 AM2567 km1595 miles1386 nmNorthwest NW
Dar es SalaamSun 5:24 AM2699 km1677 miles1457 nmWest-northwest WNW
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