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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 Friday, January 18, 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: 46%

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 Friday, January 18, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 47' North, Longitude: 44° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.28 meters/second, 1585.0 km/hour, 984.9 miles/hour or 855.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.41 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 32' 29.9"984.71 miwest0° 09' 05.5"10.42 minorth984.50 mi
24 hours11° 02' 23.6"747.62 mieast3° 20' 18.0"229.50 minorth777.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdenFri 5:34 PM117 km73 miles63 nmNorth N
BerberaFri 5:34 PM148 km92 miles80 nmSouth S
ObockFri 5:34 PM185 km115 miles100 nmWest W
DjiboutiFri 5:34 PM201 km125 miles109 nmWest W
Ta'izzFri 5:34 PM225 km140 miles122 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TadjouraFri 5:34 PM229 km142 miles124 nmWest W
Ali SabiehFri 5:34 PM258 km160 miles139 nmWest-southwest WSW
HargeisaFri 5:34 PM265 km164 miles143 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AssabFri 5:34 PM280 km174 miles151 nmWest-northwest WNW
DikhilFri 5:34 PM294 km183 miles159 nmWest-southwest WSW
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