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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 2:44:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 02:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 56' South, Longitude: 58° 19' East

The ground speed is currently 436.20 meters/second, 1570.3 kilometres/hour, 975.7 miles/hour or 847.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.26 miWest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 miSouth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 28' 08.7"975.51 miWest0° 09' 52.9"11.32 miSouth975.25 mi
24 hours13° 08' 08.8"885.64 miEast3° 36' 28.8"248.06 miSouth912.99 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisSun 6:44 AM806 km501 miles435 nmSouth S
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Sun 6:44 AM925 km575 miles500 nmSoutheast SE
Saint-DenisSun 6:44 AM931 km579 miles503 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-PaulSun 6:44 AM951 km591 miles514 nmSouth-southwest SSW
VictoriaSun 6:44 AM971 km603 miles524 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-PierreSun 6:44 AM979 km608 miles529 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AntananarivoSun 5:44 AM1331 km827 miles719 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniSun 5:44 AM1643 km1021 miles887 nmWest W
Diego GarciaSun 8:44 AM1664 km1034 miles899 nmEast-northeast ENE
MogadishuSun 5:44 AM2190 km1361 miles1182 nmNorthwest NW

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