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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 07:26:00 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: 27%

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 07:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 09' South, Longitude: 3° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.48 meters/second, 1535.3 km/hour, 954.0 miles/hour or 829.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.90 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 misouth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 25' 39.7"953.70 miwest0° 07' 28.4"8.57 misouth953.42 mi
24 hours14° 06' 44.5"932.86 mieast2° 27' 52.4"169.50 misouth941.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 7:26 AM1006 km625 miles543 nmWest W
LuandaMon 8:26 AM1389 km863 miles750 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Mon 9:26 AM1533 km953 miles828 nmEast-southeast ESE
KinshasaMon 8:26 AM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleMon 8:26 AM1910 km1187 miles1031 nmNortheast NE
São ToméMon 7:26 AM1963 km1220 miles1060 nmNorth N
LibrevilleMon 8:26 AM2042 km1269 miles1103 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownMon 9:26 AM2375 km1476 miles1282 nmSoutheast SE
MalaboMon 8:26 AM2380 km1479 miles1285 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneMon 9:26 AM2460 km1528 miles1328 nmEast-southeast ESE

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