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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 07:34:00 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 07:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 50' South, Longitude: 74° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.08 meters/second, 1544.7 km/hour, 959.8 miles/hour or 834.1 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' 10.6"959.62 miwest0° 08' 50.7"10.14 minorth960.02 mi
24 hours13° 32' 18.1"900.99 mieast3° 56' 04.8"270.50 minorth948.40 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 1:34 PM975 km606 miles527 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisSat 11:34 AM1892 km1175 miles1021 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisSat 11:34 AM2117 km1315 miles1143 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleSat 12:34 PM2218 km1378 miles1197 nmNorth N
Amsterdam IslandSat 12:34 PM2449 km1522 miles1322 nmSouth S
VictoriaSat 11:34 AM2451 km1523 miles1324 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 1:04 PM2576 km1601 miles1391 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSat 1:04 PM2578 km1602 miles1392 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoSat 10:34 AM2915 km1811 miles1574 nmWest W
BengaluruSat 1:04 PM3200 km1989 miles1728 nmNorth N

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