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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 07:30:00 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 07:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 51' South, Longitude: 75° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.05 meters/second, 1544.6 km/hour, 959.8 miles/hour or 834.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.00 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 25' 10.4"959.57 miwest0° 08' 50.4"10.13 minorth959.97 mi
24 hours13° 32' 26.3"901.10 mieast3° 55' 57.2"270.35 minorth948.46 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 1:30 PM1009 km627 miles545 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisSat 11:30 AM1990 km1236 miles1074 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisSat 11:30 AM2214 km1376 miles1196 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleSat 12:30 PM2228 km1384 miles1203 nmNorth N
Amsterdam IslandSat 12:30 PM2439 km1516 miles1317 nmSouth S
VictoriaSat 11:30 AM2543 km1580 miles1373 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 1:00 PM2556 km1588 miles1380 nmNorth N
ColomboSat 1:00 PM2558 km1589 miles1381 nmNorth N
AntananarivoSat 10:30 AM3016 km1874 miles1629 nmWest W
BengaluruSat 1:00 PM3193 km1984 miles1724 nmNorth N

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