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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 = Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 5:20:00 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: 10%

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 Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 05:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 45' South, Longitude: 62° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.91 meters/second, 1497.3 km/hour, 930.4 miles/hour or 808.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.51 miWest0° 00' 01.5"0.03 miSouth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 22' 38.0"930.05 miWest0° 01' 27.3"1.67 miSouth929.97 mi
24 hours15° 01' 47.2"972.23 miEast0° 07' 38.5"8.76 miNorth972.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Wed 9:20 AM142 km88 miles76 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisWed 9:20 AM544 km338 miles294 nmWest W
Saint-DenisWed 9:20 AM752 km467 miles406 nmWest W
AntananarivoWed 8:20 AM1600 km994 miles864 nmWest W
Diego GarciaWed 11:20 AM1820 km1131 miles983 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaWed 9:20 AM1948 km1211 miles1052 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoroniWed 8:20 AM2302 km1431 miles1243 nmWest-northwest WNW
Amsterdam IslandWed 10:20 AM2373 km1475 miles1281 nmSoutheast SE
Dar es SalaamWed 8:20 AM2955 km1836 miles1596 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleWed 10:20 AM3000 km1864 miles1620 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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