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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 08:44:00 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 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 42' South, Longitude: 43° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.66 meters/second, 1518.0 km/hour, 943.2 miles/hour or 819.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.72 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 23' 29.6"942.98 miwest0° 06' 12.5"7.12 minorth943.30 mi
24 hours14° 16' 40.9"935.55 mieast3° 02' 19.7"208.97 minorth966.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirabeFri 11:44 AM374 km233 miles202 nmEast-southeast ESE
AntananarivoFri 11:44 AM404 km251 miles218 nmEast E
MahajangaFri 11:44 AM432 km268 miles233 nmNortheast NE
FianarantsoaFri 11:44 AM468 km291 miles253 nmSoutheast SE
ToliaraFri 11:44 AM515 km320 miles278 nmSouth S
ToamasinaFri 11:44 AM607 km377 miles328 nmEast E
NampulaFri 10:44 AM616 km383 miles333 nmNorthwest NW
MamoutzouFri 11:44 AM676 km420 miles365 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FomboniFri 11:44 AM710 km441 miles383 nmNorth N
MutsamuduFri 11:44 AM727 km452 miles393 nmNorth N
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