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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 Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 11:10:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 4%

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 Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 11:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 15' South, Longitude: 36° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.57 meters/second, 1578.9 km/hour, 981.1 miles/hour or 852.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.35 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 27' 31.5"980.93 miwest0° 10' 57.4"12.55 minorth981.32 mi
24 hours12° 37' 09.2"856.15 mieast4° 34' 46.7"314.74 minorth917.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MzuzuSun 1:10 PM249 km155 miles134 nmWest W
KarongaSun 1:10 PM296 km184 miles160 nmWest-northwest WNW
MbeyaSun 2:10 PM405 km251 miles219 nmNorthwest NW
LilongweSun 1:10 PM408 km253 miles220 nmSouthwest SW
ChipataSun 1:10 PM476 km296 miles257 nmSouthwest SW
BlantyreSun 1:10 PM521 km323 miles281 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NampulaSun 1:10 PM536 km333 miles289 nmSoutheast SE
DodomaSun 2:10 PM565 km351 miles305 nmNorth N
KasamaSun 1:10 PM568 km353 miles307 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamSun 2:10 PM591 km367 miles319 nmNortheast NE
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