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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 Monday, January 21, 2013 at 16:50:00 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: 75%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 21, 2013 at 16:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 46' North, Longitude: 45° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.74 meters/second, 1521.9 km/hour, 945.6 miles/hour or 821.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.76 miwest0° 00' 03.3"0.07 minorth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 31' 16.3"945.34 miwest0° 03' 22.6"3.87 minorth945.18 mi
24 hours11° 34' 18.3"753.41 mieast0° 55' 39.0"63.80 minorth753.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Khamis MushaitMon 7:50 PM347 km216 miles187 nmWest-southwest WSW
SanaMon 7:50 PM512 km318 miles276 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RiyadhMon 7:50 PM552 km343 miles298 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al HudaydahMon 7:50 PM620 km386 miles335 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MakkahMon 7:50 PM636 km395 miles344 nmWest-northwest WNW
Al MukallaMon 7:50 PM686 km426 miles371 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JeddahMon 7:50 PM703 km437 miles380 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ta'izzMon 7:50 PM707 km439 miles382 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HofufMon 7:50 PM742 km461 miles401 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BuraidahMon 7:50 PM750 km466 miles405 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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