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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 03:34:00 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: 39%

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 03:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 04' South, Longitude: 46° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.92 meters/second, 1569.3 km/hour, 975.1 miles/hour or 847.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.25 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 misouth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 28' 04.5"974.89 miwest0° 09' 49.7"11.26 misouth974.63 mi
24 hours13° 09' 52.5"887.09 mieast3° 34' 52.2"246.22 misouth913.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MamoutzouSun 6:34 AM115 km72 miles62 nmWest-northwest WNW
MutsamuduSun 6:34 AM225 km140 miles121 nmWest-northwest WNW
FomboniSun 6:34 AM286 km178 miles155 nmWest-northwest WNW
MahajangaSun 6:34 AM294 km183 miles159 nmSouth S
AntsirananaSun 6:34 AM341 km212 miles184 nmEast-northeast ENE
MoroniSun 6:34 AM359 km223 miles194 nmWest-northwest WNW
ToamasinaSun 6:34 AM656 km408 miles354 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntananarivoSun 6:34 AM662 km411 miles357 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntsirabeSun 6:34 AM757 km471 miles409 nmSouth S
NampulaSun 5:34 AM789 km490 miles426 nmWest-southwest WSW
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