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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, January 4, 2014 at 11:32:00 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: 13%

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 Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 11:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 13' South, Longitude: 50° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.33 meters/second, 1592.4 km/hour, 989.5 miles/hour or 859.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.49 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 27' 04.5"989.36 miwest0° 11' 14.7"12.88 minorth989.68 mi
24 hours12° 51' 20.8"880.14 mieast4° 37' 14.1"317.51 minorth939.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirananaSat 2:32 PM462 km287 miles249 nmSouth-southwest SSW
VictoriaSat 3:32 PM698 km433 miles377 nmNortheast NE
MamoutzouSat 2:32 PM748 km465 miles404 nmSouthwest SW
MutsamuduSat 2:32 PM777 km483 miles420 nmSouthwest SW
FomboniSat 2:32 PM845 km525 miles456 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniSat 2:32 PM859 km534 miles464 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoSat 2:32 PM1221 km759 miles659 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Dar es SalaamSat 2:32 PM1222 km759 miles660 nmWest W
MogadishuSat 2:32 PM1259 km782 miles680 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-DenisSat 3:32 PM1508 km937 miles814 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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