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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 Friday, January 11, 2013 at 06:20:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

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 Friday, January 11, 2013 at 06:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 56' South, Longitude: 78° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.00 meters/second, 1515.6 km/hour, 941.7 miles/hour or 818.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.70 miwest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 minorth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 23' 20.8"941.49 miwest0° 05' 53.5"6.75 minorth941.79 mi
24 hours14° 20' 52.3"938.79 mieast2° 55' 35.1"201.25 minorth967.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaFri 12:20 PM1430 km888 miles772 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Amsterdam IslandFri 11:20 AM2091 km1299 miles1129 nmSouth S
Port LouisFri 10:20 AM2178 km1353 miles1176 nmWest W
Saint-DenisFri 10:20 AM2392 km1486 miles1292 nmWest W
MaleFri 11:20 AM2608 km1621 miles1408 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 11:50 AM2863 km1779 miles1546 nmNorth N
VictoriaFri 10:20 AM2937 km1825 miles1586 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoFri 9:20 AM3230 km2007 miles1744 nmWest W
JakartaFri 1:20 PM3407 km2117 miles1839 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port-aux-FrancaisFri 11:20 AM3449 km2143 miles1862 nmSouth S

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