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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 12:30:00 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 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 06' South, Longitude: 3° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.81 meters/second, 1550.9 km/hour, 963.7 miles/hour or 837.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.06 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 25' 35.5"963.52 miwest0° 09' 18.8"10.67 minorth963.93 mi
24 hours13° 22' 12.2"892.98 mieast4° 05' 06.2"280.82 minorth943.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 12:30 PM1008 km626 miles544 nmWest W
LuandaSat 1:30 PM1253 km779 miles677 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Sat 2:30 PM1641 km1020 miles886 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméSat 12:30 PM1740 km1081 miles940 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaSat 1:30 PM1748 km1086 miles944 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSat 1:30 PM1750 km1087 miles945 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleSat 1:30 PM1828 km1136 miles987 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboSat 1:30 PM2160 km1342 miles1166 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YaoundéSat 1:30 PM2268 km1409 miles1225 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraSat 12:30 PM2321 km1442 miles1253 nmNorth N

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