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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 07:54:00 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: 0%

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 07:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 47' South, Longitude: 55° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.43 meters/second, 1517.1 km/hour, 942.7 miles/hour or 819.2 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"0.12 minorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 23' 26.4"942.46 miwest0° 06' 05.9"6.99 minorth942.77 mi
24 hours14° 18' 09.1"936.69 mieast3° 00' 00.5"206.32 minorth966.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint-DenisFri 11:54 AM233 km145 miles126 nmSouth S
Port LouisFri 11:54 AM244 km152 miles132 nmSoutheast SE
ToamasinaFri 10:54 AM667 km414 miles360 nmWest W
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Fri 11:54 AM820 km509 miles443 nmEast E
AntananarivoFri 10:54 AM860 km534 miles464 nmWest W
AntsirabeFri 10:54 AM916 km569 miles495 nmWest W
MoroniFri 10:54 AM1547 km961 miles835 nmWest-northwest WNW
VictoriaFri 11:54 AM1567 km974 miles846 nmNorth N
Diego GarciaFri 1:54 PM2211 km1374 miles1194 nmEast-northeast ENE
Dar es SalaamFri 10:54 AM2215 km1376 miles1196 nmNorthwest NW

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