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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 Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 12:36:00 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: 26%

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 Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 12:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 06' North, Longitude: 51° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.74 meters/second, 1615.5 km/hour, 1003.8 miles/hour or 872.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 55.3"1003.73 miwest0° 11' 27.1"13.11 minorth1003.72 mi
24 hours11° 07' 12.3"768.07 mieast4° 24' 44.1"303.18 minorth823.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GalkayoWed 3:36 PM603 km375 miles326 nmNorthwest NW
MogadishuWed 3:36 PM691 km429 miles373 nmWest W
BosasoWed 3:36 PM939 km584 miles507 nmNorth-northwest NNW
VictoriaWed 4:36 PM962 km598 miles520 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdenWed 3:36 PM1290 km802 miles697 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DjiboutiWed 3:36 PM1312 km815 miles709 nmNorthwest NW
Addis AbabaWed 3:36 PM1551 km964 miles837 nmWest-northwest WNW
SanaWed 3:36 PM1571 km976 miles848 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NairobiWed 3:36 PM1700 km1056 miles918 nmWest-southwest WSW
Dar es SalaamWed 3:36 PM1741 km1082 miles940 nmSouthwest SW
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