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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 Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 05:20:00 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: 4%

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 Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 05:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 37' South, Longitude: 77° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.14 meters/second, 1498.1 km/hour, 930.9 miles/hour or 808.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.51 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 minorth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 22' 24.0"930.58 miwest0° 02' 15.2"2.58 minorth930.70 mi
24 hours14° 54' 11.0"964.85 mieast1° 35' 15.7"109.21 minorth975.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaThu 11:20 AM1577 km980 miles852 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Amsterdam IslandThu 10:20 AM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmSouth S
Port LouisThu 9:20 AM2109 km1310 miles1139 nmWest W
Saint-DenisThu 9:20 AM2316 km1439 miles1251 nmWest W
MaleThu 10:20 AM2781 km1728 miles1502 nmNorth N
VictoriaThu 9:20 AM2989 km1857 miles1614 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 10:50 AM3053 km1897 miles1648 nmNorth N
AntananarivoThu 8:20 AM3165 km1967 miles1709 nmWest W
Port-aux-FrancaisThu 10:20 AM3256 km2023 miles1758 nmSouth S
JakartaThu 12:20 PM3526 km2191 miles1904 nmEast-northeast ENE

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