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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 21:56:00 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 21:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 05' North, Longitude: 52° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.09 meters/second, 1605.9 km/hour, 997.9 miles/hour or 867.1 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"997.75 miwest0° 10' 43.1"12.28 misouth998.02 mi
24 hours11° 09' 17.3"765.71 mieast4° 26' 11.9"304.85 misouth826.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GalkayoTue 12:56 AM532 km330 miles287 nmWest W
BosasoTue 12:56 AM573 km356 miles309 nmNorthwest NW
HadibuTue 12:56 AM646 km401 miles349 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al MukallaTue 12:56 AM891 km554 miles481 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HargeisaTue 12:56 AM940 km584 miles508 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuTue 12:56 AM947 km588 miles511 nmSouthwest SW
AdenTue 12:56 AM1016 km631 miles549 nmNorthwest NW
DjiboutiTue 12:56 AM1115 km693 miles602 nmWest-northwest WNW
SanaTue 12:56 AM1266 km786 miles683 nmNorthwest NW
VictoriaTue 1:56 AM1343 km835 miles725 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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