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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, March 12, 2013 at 08:50:00 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 phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:53 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:28 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 08:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 01' North, Longitude: 54° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.42 meters/second, 1614.3 km/hour, 1003.1 miles/hour or 871.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.8"1003.01 miwest0° 11' 26.9"13.11 minorth1003.00 mi
24 hours11° 26' 49.1"790.70 mieast4° 25' 33.2"304.12 minorth844.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaTue 12:50 PM851 km529 miles459 nmSouth S
GalkayoTue 11:50 AM890 km553 miles481 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuTue 11:50 AM1029 km639 miles555 nmWest W
AdenTue 11:50 AM1510 km939 miles816 nmNorthwest NW
DjiboutiTue 11:50 AM1574 km978 miles850 nmNorthwest NW
SanaTue 11:50 AM1773 km1102 miles957 nmNorthwest NW
Addis AbabaTue 11:50 AM1868 km1161 miles1009 nmWest-northwest WNW
Dar es SalaamTue 11:50 AM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmWest-southwest WSW
NairobiTue 11:50 AM2028 km1260 miles1095 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniTue 11:50 AM2050 km1274 miles1107 nmSouthwest SW

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