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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, January 3, 2014 at 10:22:00 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: 6%

Previous phaseNew MoonWednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:16 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:41 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 10:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 39' South, Longitude: 53° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.15 meters/second, 1566.5 km/hour, 973.4 miles/hour or 845.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.22 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 25' 11.5"973.26 miwest0° 09' 47.1"11.21 minorth973.63 mi
24 hours13° 34' 33.5"916.31 mieast4° 12' 56.6"289.75 minorth967.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirananaFri 1:22 PM465 km289 miles251 nmWest W
ToamasinaFri 1:22 PM754 km469 miles407 nmSouthwest SW
MamoutzouFri 1:22 PM903 km561 miles488 nmWest W
VictoriaFri 2:22 PM912 km567 miles492 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisFri 2:22 PM932 km579 miles503 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-DenisFri 2:22 PM933 km580 miles504 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntananarivoFri 1:22 PM948 km589 miles512 nmSouthwest SW
MutsamuduFri 1:22 PM996 km619 miles538 nmWest W
MoroniFri 1:22 PM1125 km699 miles607 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamFri 1:22 PM1692 km1051 miles914 nmWest-northwest WNW
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