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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 Monday, January 14, 2013 at 11:20:00 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: 10%

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 Monday, January 14, 2013 at 11:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 38' South, Longitude: 46° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.11 meters/second, 1602.4 km/hour, 995.7 miles/hour or 865.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.59 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 minorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 29' 24.7"995.59 miwest0° 11' 50.5"13.56 minorth995.88 mi
24 hours11° 56' 10.9"820.13 mieast4° 46' 55.5"328.59 minorth886.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MutsamuduMon 2:20 PM653 km406 miles352 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MoroniMon 2:20 PM662 km411 miles358 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FomboniMon 2:20 PM693 km431 miles374 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MamoutzouMon 2:20 PM694 km431 miles374 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Dar es SalaamMon 2:20 PM797 km495 miles430 nmWest W
MombasaMon 2:20 PM808 km502 miles436 nmWest-northwest WNW
Zanzibar CityMon 2:20 PM809 km503 miles437 nmWest W
KismayoMon 2:20 PM821 km510 miles443 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MogadishuMon 2:20 PM968 km602 miles523 nmNorth N
VictoriaMon 3:20 PM1018 km632 miles549 nmEast-northeast ENE
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