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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 Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 20:24:00 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: 82%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 20:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 10' North, Longitude: 104° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.13 meters/second, 1609.7 km/hour, 1000.2 miles/hour or 869.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.5"16.67 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 32' 33.6"1000.10 miwest0° 10' 50.0"12.41 misouth1000.35 mi
24 hours11° 00' 32.5"757.10 mieast4° 28' 02.8"306.97 misouth819.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KuantanWed 4:24 AM273 km170 miles147 nmSouth-southwest SSW
IpohWed 4:24 AM366 km228 miles198 nmWest-southwest WSW
Hat YaiWed 3:24 AM405 km251 miles218 nmWest-northwest WNW
Alor SetarWed 4:24 AM406 km252 miles219 nmWest W
George TownWed 4:24 AM418 km260 miles226 nmWest-southwest WSW
Kuala LumpurWed 4:24 AM424 km264 miles229 nmSouthwest SW
SerembanWed 4:24 AM451 km280 miles244 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Cần ThơWed 3:24 AM469 km292 miles253 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Malacca CityWed 4:24 AM482 km300 miles260 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SihanoukvilleWed 3:24 AM495 km308 miles267 nmNorth N

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