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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 10:42:00 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 10:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 36' South, Longitude: 48° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.26 meters/second, 1566.9 km/hour, 973.6 miles/hour or 846.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.23 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 25' 13.1"973.50 miwest0° 09' 48.6"11.24 minorth973.87 mi
24 hours13° 33' 57.3"915.83 mieast4° 13' 25.1"290.29 minorth967.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirananaFri 1:42 PM69 km43 miles37 nmEast-northeast ENE
MamoutzouFri 1:42 PM382 km237 miles206 nmWest W
MahajangaFri 1:42 PM435 km270 miles235 nmSouthwest SW
MutsamuduFri 1:42 PM475 km295 miles256 nmWest W
FomboniFri 1:42 PM545 km339 miles294 nmWest W
MoroniFri 1:42 PM605 km376 miles327 nmWest W
ToamasinaFri 1:42 PM619 km385 miles334 nmSouth S
AntananarivoFri 1:42 PM712 km442 miles384 nmSouth S
AntsirabeFri 1:42 PM825 km513 miles446 nmSouth-southwest SSW
VictoriaFri 2:42 PM1150 km714 miles621 nmNortheast NE
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