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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, June 1, 2013 at 03:00:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 46%

Previous phaseThird QuarterFriday, May 31, 2013 at 7:00 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, June 8, 2013 at 3:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, June 1, 2013 at 03:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 40' South, Longitude: 49° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.87 meters/second, 1615.9 km/hour, 1004.1 miles/hour or 872.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 16.5"1004.02 miwest0° 11' 25.1"13.08 minorth1004.16 mi
24 hours11° 19' 52.0"783.45 mieast4° 30' 42.6"310.00 minorth842.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MogadishuSat 6:00 AM625 km388 miles338 nmNorthwest NW
VictoriaSat 7:00 AM730 km454 miles394 nmEast-southeast ESE
KismayoSat 6:00 AM797 km495 miles430 nmWest W
GalkayoSat 6:00 AM962 km598 miles519 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Dar es SalaamSat 6:00 AM1277 km794 miles690 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniSat 6:00 AM1311 km815 miles708 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NairobiSat 6:00 AM1421 km883 miles767 nmWest W
DodomaSat 6:00 AM1616 km1004 miles873 nmWest-southwest WSW
DjiboutiSat 6:00 AM1629 km1012 miles880 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdenSat 6:00 AM1681 km1044 miles908 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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