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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 22:38:00 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 22:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 02' North, Longitude: 30° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.13 meters/second, 1588.1 km/hour, 986.8 miles/hour or 857.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.45 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 31' 55.1"986.63 miwest0° 09' 36.2"11.00 misouth986.95 mi
24 hours11° 11' 04.8"759.40 mieast4° 04' 28.7"280.03 misouth813.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MalakalMon 1:38 AM188 km117 miles102 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Al-UbayyidMon 1:38 AM248 km154 miles134 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KostiMon 1:38 AM306 km190 miles165 nmNortheast NE
WauMon 1:38 AM486 km302 miles263 nmSouthwest SW
KhartoumMon 1:38 AM537 km333 miles290 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NekemteMon 1:38 AM658 km409 miles355 nmEast-southeast ESE
Al-FashirMon 1:38 AM665 km413 miles359 nmWest-northwest WNW
JubaMon 1:38 AM689 km428 miles372 nmSouth S
Bahir DarMon 1:38 AM714 km443 miles385 nmEast E
JimmaMon 1:38 AM753 km468 miles407 nmEast-southeast ESE
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