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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 12:20:00 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

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 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 02' South, Longitude: 19° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.94 meters/second, 1580.2 km/hour, 981.9 miles/hour or 853.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.36 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 27' 37.5"981.76 miwest0° 11' 01.2"12.62 minorth982.15 mi
24 hours12° 34' 58.1"854.30 mieast4° 35' 48.2"315.91 minorth916.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuenaSun 1:20 PM99 km61 miles53 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LucapaSun 1:20 PM324 km201 miles175 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalanjeSun 1:20 PM375 km233 miles203 nmWest-northwest WNW
MenongueSun 1:20 PM443 km275 miles239 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HuamboSun 1:20 PM445 km276 miles240 nmWest-southwest WSW
TshikapaSun 2:20 PM533 km331 miles288 nmNorth-northeast NNE
UígeSun 1:20 PM610 km379 miles330 nmNorthwest NW
MonguSun 2:20 PM618 km384 miles334 nmSoutheast SE
Mbuji-MayiSun 2:20 PM711 km442 miles384 nmNortheast NE
LuandaSun 1:20 PM721 km448 miles389 nmWest-northwest WNW

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