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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 Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 13:34:00 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: 36%

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 Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 13:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 41' North, Longitude: 48° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.65 meters/second, 1604.3 km/hour, 996.9 miles/hour or 866.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.61 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 32' 25.9"996.77 miwest0° 10' 27.6"11.98 minorth996.64 mi
24 hours11° 00' 03.4"754.14 mieast3° 56' 37.5"271.05 minorth797.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GaroweThu 4:34 PM80 km50 miles43 nmNorth N
GalkayoThu 4:34 PM157 km98 miles85 nmSouthwest SW
BosasoThu 4:34 PM405 km252 miles219 nmNorth N
BerberaThu 4:34 PM492 km306 miles266 nmNorthwest NW
HargeisaThu 4:34 PM533 km331 miles288 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdenThu 4:34 PM688 km428 miles372 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MogadishuThu 4:34 PM717 km445 miles387 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DjiboutiThu 4:34 PM731 km454 miles395 nmNorthwest NW
Ali SabiehThu 4:34 PM745 km463 miles402 nmWest-northwest WNW
Al MukallaThu 4:34 PM761 km473 miles411 nmNorth N
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