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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 Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 15:40:00 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: 65%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:41 AM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, January 16, 2014 at 4:54 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 15:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 40' North, Longitude: 50° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.28 meters/second, 1570.6 km/hour, 975.9 miles/hour or 848.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.26 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 minorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.8"975.75 miwest0° 07' 36.5"8.72 minorth975.52 mi
24 hours11° 37' 53.2"781.88 mieast2° 41' 21.9"184.91 minorth798.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Al MukallaThu 6:40 PM188 km117 miles101 nmWest-northwest WNW
BosasoThu 6:40 PM305 km190 miles165 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HadibuThu 6:40 PM386 km240 miles208 nmEast-southeast ESE
SalalahThu 7:40 PM527 km327 miles284 nmNortheast NE
AdenThu 6:40 PM615 km382 miles332 nmWest W
Ta'izzThu 6:40 PM715 km444 miles386 nmWest W
SanaThu 6:40 PM715 km444 miles386 nmWest-northwest WNW
Al HudaydahThu 6:40 PM837 km520 miles452 nmWest W
GalkayoThu 6:40 PM838 km521 miles453 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DjiboutiThu 6:40 PM843 km524 miles455 nmWest-southwest WSW

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