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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 06:30:00 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 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 55' South, Longitude: 75° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.04 meters/second, 1515.7 km/hour, 941.8 miles/hour or 818.4 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' 21.4"941.59 miwest0° 05' 54.7"6.78 minorth941.89 mi
24 hours14° 20' 35.0"938.56 mieast2° 56' 03.6"201.79 minorth967.63 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 12:30 PM1334 km829 miles720 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisFri 10:30 AM1927 km1198 miles1041 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandFri 11:30 AM2099 km1304 miles1133 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisFri 10:30 AM2143 km1331 miles1157 nmWest W
MaleFri 11:30 AM2568 km1595 miles1386 nmNorth N
VictoriaFri 10:30 AM2721 km1691 miles1469 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:00 Noon2890 km1796 miles1560 nmNorth N
AntananarivoFri 9:30 AM2979 km1851 miles1608 nmWest W
Port-aux-FrancaisFri 11:30 AM3412 km2120 miles1843 nmSouth S
BengaluruFri 12:00 Noon3533 km2195 miles1908 nmNorth N

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