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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 03:48:00 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 03:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 06' South, Longitude: 42° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.85 meters/second, 1569.1 km/hour, 975.0 miles/hour or 847.2 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' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 28' 03.4"974.72 miwest0° 09' 48.6"11.24 misouth974.46 mi
24 hours13° 10' 21.5"887.50 mieast3° 34' 24.9"245.70 misouth914.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FomboniSun 6:48 AM130 km81 miles70 nmNortheast NE
MoroniSun 6:48 AM161 km100 miles87 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MutsamuduSun 6:48 AM195 km121 miles105 nmEast-northeast ENE
MamoutzouSun 6:48 AM258 km160 miles139 nmEast E
NampulaSun 5:48 AM450 km280 miles243 nmWest-southwest WSW
MahajangaSun 6:48 AM470 km292 miles254 nmSoutheast SE
Dar es SalaamSun 6:48 AM799 km496 miles431 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntananarivoSun 6:48 AM812 km505 miles439 nmSoutheast SE
Zanzibar CitySun 6:48 AM868 km539 miles468 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AntsirabeSun 6:48 AM870 km540 miles470 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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