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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 07:42:00 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: 3%

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 07:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 32' South, Longitude: 43° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.41 meters/second, 1499.1 km/hour, 931.5 miles/hour or 809.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.52 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 minorth15.52 mi
1 hour14° 22' 26.5"931.19 miwest0° 02' 37.0"3.00 minorth931.33 mi
24 hours14° 52' 00.7"963.09 mieast1° 43' 31.3"118.68 minorth975.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToliaraThu 10:42 AM312 km194 miles169 nmSouth S
AntsirabeThu 10:42 AM357 km222 miles193 nmEast-northeast ENE
FianarantsoaThu 10:42 AM368 km228 miles198 nmEast-southeast ESE
AntananarivoThu 10:42 AM439 km273 miles237 nmEast-northeast ENE
MahajangaThu 10:42 AM600 km373 miles324 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ToamasinaThu 10:42 AM656 km407 miles354 nmEast-northeast ENE
NampulaThu 9:42 AM761 km473 miles411 nmNorthwest NW
MamoutzouThu 10:42 AM873 km543 miles471 nmNorth N
FomboniThu 10:42 AM913 km567 miles493 nmNorth N
BeiraThu 9:42 AM929 km577 miles501 nmWest W

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