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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 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 50' South, Longitude: 63° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.28 meters/second, 1516.6 km/hour, 942.4 miles/hour or 818.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.71 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 minorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 23' 24.4"942.11 miwest0° 06' 01.5"6.91 minorth942.42 mi
24 hours14° 19' 06.6"937.43 mieast2° 58' 28.1"204.55 minorth967.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisFri 11:20 AM654 km406 miles353 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisFri 11:20 AM879 km546 miles475 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaFri 1:20 PM1593 km990 miles860 nmNortheast NE
AntananarivoFri 10:20 AM1690 km1050 miles913 nmWest W
VictoriaFri 11:20 AM1803 km1121 miles974 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoroniFri 10:20 AM2318 km1440 miles1251 nmWest-northwest WNW
Amsterdam IslandFri 12:20 PM2503 km1555 miles1352 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaleFri 12:20 PM2769 km1721 miles1495 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Dar es SalaamFri 10:20 AM2946 km1831 miles1591 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuFri 10:20 AM3052 km1897 miles1648 nmNorthwest NW

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