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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 2:58:00 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 02:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 58' South, Longitude: 54° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.12 meters/second, 1570.0 km/hour, 975.6 miles/hour or 847.8 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' 07.4"975.33 miWest0° 09' 52.0"11.30 miSouth975.08 mi
24 hours13° 08' 37.8"886.04 miEast3° 36' 02.0"247.55 miSouth913.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirananaSun 5:58 AM618 km384 miles334 nmWest W
ToamasinaSun 5:58 AM826 km513 miles446 nmSouthwest SW
Port LouisSun 6:58 AM842 km523 miles455 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisSun 6:58 AM877 km545 miles474 nmSouth S
VictoriaSun 6:58 AM925 km574 miles499 nmNorth N
AntananarivoSun 5:58 AM1030 km640 miles556 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniSun 5:58 AM1278 km794 miles690 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamSun 5:58 AM1845 km1147 miles996 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuSun 5:58 AM1970 km1224 miles1063 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Diego GarciaSun 8:58 AM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmEast-northeast ENE

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