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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 8:20:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 7:45 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 08:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 43' South, Longitude: 63° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.34 meters/second, 1545.6 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' 14.5"960.22 miWest0° 08' 55.2"10.22 miNorth960.63 mi
24 hours13° 30' 44.0"899.75 miEast3° 57' 32.7"272.17 miNorth947.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Sat 12:20 PM440 km273 miles237 nmSouth S
Port LouisSat 12:20 PM823 km512 miles445 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisSat 12:20 PM1045 km649 miles564 nmSouthwest SW
Diego GarciaSat 2:20 PM1325 km824 miles716 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaSat 12:20 PM1526 km948 miles824 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoSat 11:20 AM1759 km1093 miles950 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniSat 11:20 AM2258 km1403 miles1219 nmWest W
MaleSat 1:20 PM2450 km1522 miles1323 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Amsterdam IslandSat 1:20 PM2799 km1739 miles1511 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MogadishuSat 11:20 AM2821 km1753 miles1523 nmNorthwest NW

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