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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 of the movement is currently 436.20 meters/second, 1570.3 km/hour, 975.7 miles/hour or 847.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.26 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.

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
VictoriaSun 6:44 AM971 km603 miles524 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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
Dar es SalaamSun 5:44 AM2192 km1362 miles1184 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleSun 7:44 AM2530 km1572 miles1366 nmNortheast NE

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