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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 Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 21:20:00 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: 100%

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 Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 21:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 44' North, Longitude: 38° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.48 meters/second, 1564.1 km/hour, 971.9 miles/hour or 844.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.20 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 misouth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 31' 31.0"971.70 miwest0° 07' 57.7"9.12 misouth972.04 mi
24 hours11° 18' 55.9"757.03 mieast3° 29' 51.1"240.43 misouth799.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MendeferaSun 12:20 AM43 km26 miles23 nmEast-northeast ENE
AsmaraSun 12:20 AM84 km52 miles46 nmNortheast NE
KerenSun 12:20 AM115 km71 miles62 nmNorth N
Mek'eleSun 12:20 AM177 km110 miles95 nmSoutheast SE
TeseneySun 12:20 AM197 km123 miles106 nmWest-northwest WNW
NakfaSun 12:20 AM213 km132 miles115 nmNorth N
KassalaSun 12:20 AM233 km145 miles126 nmWest-northwest WNW
GondarSun 12:20 AM259 km161 miles140 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LalibelaSun 12:20 AM306 km190 miles165 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Bahir DarSun 12:20 AM367 km228 miles198 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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