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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 Friday, February 1, 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: 76%

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 Friday, February 1, 2013 at 01:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 19' South, Longitude: 27° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.06 meters/second, 1602.2 km/hour, 995.6 miles/hour or 865.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.59 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 misouth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 30' 32.0"995.42 miwest0° 11' 08.6"12.76 misouth995.29 mi
24 hours12° 01' 48.8"825.37 mieast4° 16' 36.5"293.93 misouth871.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RutanaFri 3:58 AM457 km284 miles247 nmNortheast NE
Mbuji-MayiFri 3:58 AM466 km290 miles252 nmWest-northwest WNW
BujumburaFri 3:58 AM477 km296 miles258 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LubumbashiFri 3:58 AM480 km298 miles259 nmSouth S
GitegaFri 3:58 AM500 km311 miles270 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KasamaFri 3:58 AM507 km315 miles274 nmSoutheast SE
RuyigiFri 3:58 AM515 km320 miles278 nmNortheast NE
NgoziFri 3:58 AM546 km339 miles295 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BukavuFri 3:58 AM548 km341 miles296 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ButareFri 3:58 AM572 km355 miles309 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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