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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 Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 01:58:00 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: 85%

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 Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 01:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 45' South, Longitude: 16° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.66 meters/second, 1615.2 km/hour, 1003.6 miles/hour or 872.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 28.5"1003.52 miwest0° 11' 35.5"13.27 misouth1003.52 mi
24 hours11° 34' 34.2"799.81 mieast4° 34' 12.1"314.02 misouth857.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BandunduThu 2:58 AM160 km99 miles86 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrazzavilleThu 2:58 AM188 km117 miles101 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KinshasaThu 2:58 AM192 km120 miles104 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FrancevilleThu 2:58 AM301 km187 miles163 nmWest-northwest WNW
MbandakaThu 2:58 AM396 km246 miles214 nmNortheast NE
DolisieThu 2:58 AM408 km254 miles220 nmWest-southwest WSW
OuéssoThu 2:58 AM483 km300 miles261 nmNorth N
Pointe-NoireThu 2:58 AM516 km321 miles279 nmWest-southwest WSW
CabindaThu 2:58 AM530 km329 miles286 nmSouthwest SW
ImpfondoThu 2:58 AM532 km331 miles287 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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