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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 Monday, January 7, 2013 at 03:44:00 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: 28%

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 Monday, January 7, 2013 at 03:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 40' South, Longitude: 57° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.71 meters/second, 1539.8 km/hour, 956.8 miles/hour or 831.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.95 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 misouth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 25' 58.9"956.46 miwest0° 07' 50.9"8.99 misouth956.17 mi
24 hours13° 59' 35.3"927.32 mieast2° 38' 12.7"181.35 misouth938.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisMon 7:44 AM391 km243 miles211 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisMon 7:44 AM494 km307 miles267 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Mon 7:44 AM755 km469 miles408 nmEast-southeast ESE
ToamasinaMon 6:44 AM825 km513 miles446 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoMon 6:44 AM1037 km644 miles560 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaMon 7:44 AM1343 km835 miles725 nmNorth N
MoroniMon 6:44 AM1583 km984 miles855 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaMon 9:44 AM1968 km1223 miles1062 nmEast-northeast ENE
Dar es SalaamMon 6:44 AM2216 km1377 miles1196 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuMon 6:44 AM2435 km1513 miles1315 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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