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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 13:44:00 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 13:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 43' North, Longitude: 46° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.62 meters/second, 1604.2 km/hour, 996.8 miles/hour or 866.2 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' 26.1"996.70 miwest0° 10' 27.1"11.97 minorth996.57 mi
24 hours11° 00' 02.7"754.08 mieast3° 56' 24.6"270.80 minorth797.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GalkayoThu 4:44 PM180 km112 miles97 nmSoutheast SE
Kebri DaharThu 4:44 PM228 km142 miles123 nmWest-southwest WSW
HargeisaThu 4:44 PM303 km189 miles164 nmNorthwest NW
BerberaThu 4:44 PM325 km202 miles175 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Dire DawaThu 4:44 PM511 km317 miles276 nmWest-northwest WNW
BosasoThu 4:44 PM520 km323 miles281 nmNortheast NE
Ali SabiehThu 4:44 PM533 km331 miles288 nmNorthwest NW
DjiboutiThu 4:44 PM538 km334 miles290 nmNorthwest NW
DikhilThu 4:44 PM556 km345 miles300 nmNorthwest NW
ObockThu 4:44 PM562 km349 miles304 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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