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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 14:34:00 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: 37%

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 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 51' North, Longitude: 33° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.47 meters/second, 1603.7 km/hour, 996.5 miles/hour or 865.9 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' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 32' 26.5"996.37 miwest0° 10' 24.7"11.93 minorth996.23 mi
24 hours10° 59' 59.2"753.75 mieast3° 55' 19.2"269.55 minorth796.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NekemteThu 5:34 PM314 km195 miles169 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalakalThu 5:34 PM315 km196 miles170 nmNorthwest NW
JimmaThu 5:34 PM315 km196 miles170 nmEast E
JubaThu 5:34 PM424 km264 miles229 nmSouthwest SW
Arba MinchThu 5:34 PM443 km275 miles239 nmEast-southeast ESE
AwasaThu 5:34 PM505 km314 miles273 nmEast E
Addis AbabaThu 5:34 PM541 km336 miles292 nmEast-northeast ENE
Bahir DarThu 5:34 PM557 km346 miles301 nmNortheast NE
AdamaThu 5:34 PM588 km365 miles318 nmEast E
GuluThu 5:34 PM592 km368 miles319 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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