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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 Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 07:10:00 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 phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 07:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 54' South, Longitude: 80° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.94 meters/second, 1544.2 km/hour, 959.5 miles/hour or 833.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.99 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 25' 08.7"959.30 miwest0° 08' 48.4"10.09 minorth959.70 mi
24 hours13° 33' 07.0"901.63 mieast3° 55' 18.5"269.62 minorth948.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSat 1:10 PM1297 km806 miles700 nmNorthwest NW
MaleSat 12:10 PM2351 km1461 miles1270 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Amsterdam IslandSat 12:10 PM2445 km1519 miles1320 nmSouth S
Port LouisSat 11:10 AM2485 km1544 miles1342 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:40 PM2520 km1566 miles1361 nmNorth N
ColomboSat 12:40 PM2524 km1568 miles1363 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisSat 11:10 AM2706 km1682 miles1461 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaSat 11:10 AM3014 km1873 miles1628 nmWest-northwest WNW
JakartaSat 2:10 PM3061 km1902 miles1653 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurSat 3:10 PM3138 km1950 miles1694 nmNortheast NE
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