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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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Moon phase

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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:44 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 06:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 54' South, Longitude: 72° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.11 meters/second, 1516.0 km/hour, 942.0 miles/hour or 818.6 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' 05.9"0.11 minorth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 23' 22.3"941.74 miwest0° 05' 56.8"6.82 minorth942.05 mi
24 hours14° 20' 09.0"938.23 mieast2° 56' 46.5"202.61 minorth967.49 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 12:44 PM1280 km795 miles691 nmNorth N
Port LouisFri 10:44 AM1549 km962 miles836 nmWest W
Saint-DenisFri 10:44 AM1767 km1098 miles954 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandFri 11:44 AM2159 km1341 miles1166 nmSouth-southeast SSE
VictoriaFri 10:44 AM2410 km1497 miles1301 nmNorthwest NW
MaleFri 11:44 AM2556 km1588 miles1380 nmNorth N
AntananarivoFri 9:44 AM2598 km1614 miles1403 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:14 PM2975 km1849 miles1607 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniFri 9:44 AM3204 km1991 miles1730 nmWest W
Port-aux-FrancaisFri 11:44 AM3383 km2102 miles1826 nmSouth S

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