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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 08:44:00 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: 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 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 40' South, Longitude: 57° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.49 meters/second, 1546.1 km/hour, 960.7 miles/hour or 834.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.01 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 25' 16.5"960.54 miwest0° 08' 57.7"10.27 minorth960.94 mi
24 hours13° 29' 55.0"899.10 mieast3° 58' 18.0"273.04 minorth947.27 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 12:44 PM501 km311 miles270 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisSat 12:44 PM635 km395 miles343 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Sat 12:44 PM730 km454 miles394 nmSoutheast SE
ToamasinaSat 11:44 AM953 km592 miles514 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoSat 11:44 AM1167 km725 miles630 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaSat 12:44 PM1252 km778 miles676 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoroniSat 11:44 AM1650 km1025 miles891 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaSat 2:44 PM1825 km1134 miles985 nmEast-northeast ENE
Dar es SalaamSat 11:44 AM2260 km1404 miles1220 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuSat 11:44 AM2401 km1492 miles1297 nmNorthwest NW

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