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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 21:46:00 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 21:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 10' North, Longitude: 43° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.92 meters/second, 1587.3 km/hour, 986.3 miles/hour or 857.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.44 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 31' 54.5"986.15 miwest0° 09' 33.3"10.95 misouth986.48 mi
24 hours11° 11' 15.9"759.25 mieast4° 03' 28.4"278.88 misouth813.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DjiboutiMon 12:46 AM58 km36 miles31 nmNorthwest NW
Ali SabiehMon 12:46 AM83 km52 miles45 nmWest W
ObockMon 12:46 AM89 km56 miles48 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TadjouraMon 12:46 AM93 km58 miles50 nmNorthwest NW
DikhilMon 12:46 AM120 km75 miles65 nmWest W
BoramaMon 12:46 AM141 km87 miles76 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DorraMon 12:46 AM153 km95 miles82 nmNorthwest NW
BerberaMon 12:46 AM187 km116 miles101 nmEast-southeast ESE
HargeisaMon 12:46 AM190 km118 miles103 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AssabMon 12:46 AM218 km136 miles118 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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