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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 Sunday, January 27, 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: 99%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 21:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 15' North, Longitude: 49° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.81 meters/second, 1586.9 km/hour, 986.1 miles/hour or 856.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.43 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 31' 54.2"985.91 miwest0° 09' 31.7"10.92 misouth986.24 mi
24 hours11° 11' 21.7"759.18 mieast4° 02' 58.1"278.30 misouth812.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BosasoMon 12:20 AM64 km40 miles34 nmWest W
Al MukallaMon 12:20 AM371 km230 miles200 nmNorth N
HadibuMon 12:20 AM489 km304 miles264 nmEast-northeast ENE
BerberaMon 12:20 AM527 km328 miles285 nmWest W
AdenMon 12:20 AM548 km340 miles296 nmWest-northwest WNW
GalkayoMon 12:20 AM557 km346 miles301 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HargeisaMon 12:20 AM651 km405 miles352 nmWest-southwest WSW
Ta'izzMon 12:20 AM677 km421 miles365 nmWest-northwest WNW
DjiboutiMon 12:20 AM723 km449 miles391 nmWest W
TadjouraMon 12:20 AM753 km468 miles407 nmWest W
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