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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, March 11, 2013 at 08:00:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:54 PM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:53 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 11, 2013 at 08:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 49' South, Longitude: 55° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.50 meters/second, 1614.6 km/hour, 1003.3 miles/hour or 871.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 minorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 37.8"1003.20 miwest0° 11' 47.5"13.50 minorth1003.34 mi
24 hours11° 37' 28.7"803.68 mieast4° 40' 29.8"321.21 minorth865.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaMon 12:00 Noon314 km195 miles169 nmSouth S
MogadishuMon 11:00 AM1158 km720 miles625 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniMon 11:00 AM1696 km1054 miles916 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamMon 11:00 AM1830 km1137 miles988 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdenMon 11:00 AM1962 km1219 miles1059 nmNorthwest NW
DjiboutiMon 11:00 AM1980 km1231 miles1069 nmNorthwest NW
Diego GarciaMon 2:00 PM2025 km1258 miles1093 nmEast-southeast ESE
NairobiMon 11:00 AM2025 km1259 miles1094 nmWest W
Port LouisMon 12:00 Noon2048 km1272 miles1106 nmSouth S
AntananarivoMon 11:00 AM2060 km1280 miles1113 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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