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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 28, 2013 at 21:36:00 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: 97%

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 Monday, January 28, 2013 at 21:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 09' North, Longitude: 57° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.03 meters/second, 1605.7 km/hour, 997.7 miles/hour or 867.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.63 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 misouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 32' 07.3"997.62 miwest0° 10' 42.3"12.26 misouth997.89 mi
24 hours11° 09' 15.9"765.59 mieast4° 25' 57.7"304.58 misouth826.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HadibuTue 12:36 AM695 km432 miles375 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BosasoTue 12:36 AM981 km609 miles530 nmWest-northwest WNW
VictoriaTue 1:36 AM1314 km816 miles709 nmSouth S
MogadishuTue 12:36 AM1419 km882 miles766 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdenTue 12:36 AM1465 km911 miles791 nmWest-northwest WNW
DjiboutiTue 12:36 AM1607 km998 miles868 nmWest-northwest WNW
SanaTue 12:36 AM1671 km1038 miles902 nmNorthwest NW
MuscatTue 1:36 AM1828 km1136 miles987 nmNorth N
MaleTue 2:36 AM1850 km1149 miles999 nmEast E
Abu DhabiTue 1:36 AM1936 km1203 miles1046 nmNorth N

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