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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 12:20:00 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 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 19' South, Longitude: 8° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.71 meters/second, 1521.8 km/hour, 945.6 miles/hour or 821.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.76 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 minorth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 23' 43.4"945.35 miwest0° 06' 40.3"7.65 minorth945.68 mi
24 hours14° 10' 10.4"930.52 mieast3° 12' 04.2"220.13 minorth964.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 12:20 PM369 km229 miles199 nmNortheast NE
LuandaFri 1:20 PM2535 km1575 miles1369 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméFri 12:20 PM2627 km1633 miles1419 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanFri 12:20 PM2653 km1649 miles1433 nmNorth N
Windhoek *Fri 2:20 PM2671 km1660 miles1442 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonroviaFri 12:20 PM2741 km1703 miles1480 nmNorth N
AccraFri 12:20 PM2779 km1727 miles1501 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroFri 12:20 PM2798 km1739 miles1511 nmNorth N
LibrevilleFri 1:20 PM2826 km1756 miles1526 nmNortheast NE
LomeFri 12:20 PM2892 km1797 miles1562 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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