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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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Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:44 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 08:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 43' South
Longitude: 63° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.35 meters/second, 1545.7 km/hour, 960.4 miles/hour or 834.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.01 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 25' 14.6"960.30 miwest0° 08' 55.4"10.23 minorth960.71 mi
24 hours13° 30' 41.8"899.78 mieast3° 57' 34.8"272.23 minorth947.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisSat 12:20 PM801 km498 miles432 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisSat 12:20 PM1021 km635 miles551 nmSouthwest SW
Diego GarciaSat 2:20 PM1346 km837 miles727 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaSat 12:20 PM1508 km937 miles814 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoSat 11:20 AM1731 km1076 miles935 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniSat 11:20 AM2224 km1382 miles1201 nmWest W
MaleSat 1:20 PM2463 km1530 miles1330 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MogadishuSat 11:20 AM2800 km1740 miles1512 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandSat 1:20 PM2812 km1747 miles1519 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Dar es SalaamSat 11:20 AM2814 km1749 miles1519 nmWest-northwest WNW
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