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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 Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 22:56:00 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: 92%

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 Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 22:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 28' North, Longitude: 48° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.05 meters/second, 1616.6 km/hour, 1004.5 miles/hour or 872.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 32' 01.9"1004.39 miwest0° 11' 26.0"13.09 misouth1004.55 mi
24 hours11° 15' 47.2"778.36 mieast4° 37' 26.6"317.71 misouth841.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MogadishuWed 1:56 AM394 km245 miles213 nmWest W
GalkayoWed 1:56 AM502 km312 miles271 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KismayoWed 1:56 AM768 km477 miles415 nmWest-southwest WSW
HargeisaWed 1:56 AM947 km589 miles512 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BosasoWed 1:56 AM977 km607 miles527 nmNorth N
VictoriaWed 2:56 AM1073 km667 miles580 nmSoutheast SE
DjiboutiWed 1:56 AM1190 km739 miles643 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdenWed 1:56 AM1223 km760 miles661 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Addis AbabaWed 1:56 AM1333 km828 miles720 nmWest-northwest WNW
NairobiWed 1:56 AM1402 km871 miles757 nmWest-southwest WSW

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