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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 Saturday, April 6, 2013 at 05:20:00 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: 19%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:38 AM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, April 6, 2013 at 05:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 07' South, Longitude: 51° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.94 meters/second, 1598.2 km/hour, 993.1 miles/hour or 862.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.55 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 30' 00.2"992.96 miwest0° 10' 50.8"12.42 minorth993.26 mi
24 hours11° 48' 14.4"808.34 mieast4° 27' 57.3"306.88 minorth868.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirananaSat 8:20 AM520 km323 miles281 nmSouth-southwest SSW
VictoriaSat 9:20 AM584 km363 miles315 nmNortheast NE
MamoutzouSat 8:20 AM858 km533 miles463 nmSouthwest SW
MutsamuduSat 8:20 AM897 km557 miles484 nmWest-southwest WSW
FomboniSat 8:20 AM966 km600 miles522 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniSat 8:20 AM986 km612 miles532 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoSat 8:20 AM1270 km789 miles686 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MogadishuSat 8:20 AM1314 km817 miles710 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Dar es SalaamSat 8:20 AM1355 km842 miles731 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSat 9:20 AM1475 km917 miles797 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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