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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 09:20:00 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 09:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 34' South, Longitude: 49° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.70 meters/second, 1546.9 km/hour, 961.2 miles/hour or 835.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.02 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 25' 19.4"961.01 miwest0° 09' 01.1"10.34 minorth961.42 mi
24 hours13° 28' 41.3"898.13 mieast3° 59' 25.2"274.32 minorth946.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToamasinaSat 12:20 PM285 km177 miles154 nmSouth S
MahajangaSat 12:20 PM322 km200 miles174 nmWest W
AntsirananaSat 12:20 PM365 km227 miles197 nmNorth N
AntananarivoSat 12:20 PM416 km259 miles225 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AntsirabeSat 12:20 PM533 km331 miles288 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MamoutzouSat 12:20 PM538 km334 miles290 nmNorthwest NW
MutsamuduSat 12:20 PM651 km405 miles352 nmNorthwest NW
FomboniSat 12:20 PM703 km437 miles380 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniSat 12:20 PM783 km487 miles423 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisSat 1:20 PM875 km544 miles473 nmSoutheast SE
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