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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 20:44:00 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 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 07' North, Longitude: 99° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.18 meters/second, 1609.9 km/hour, 1000.3 miles/hour or 869.3 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' 33.4"1000.21 miwest0° 10' 50.7"12.42 misouth1000.46 mi
24 hours11° 00' 37.3"757.28 mieast4° 28' 15.5"307.21 misouth819.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LangkawiWed 4:44 AM77 km48 miles42 nmEast-northeast ENE
Alor SetarWed 4:44 AM131 km81 miles71 nmEast E
George TownWed 4:44 AM149 km92 miles80 nmEast-southeast ESE
Hat YaiWed 3:44 AM173 km108 miles94 nmNortheast NE
PhuketWed 3:44 AM214 km133 miles116 nmNorth-northwest NNW
IpohWed 4:44 AM271 km169 miles146 nmSoutheast SE
MedanWed 3:44 AM285 km177 miles154 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PematangsiantarWed 3:44 AM347 km215 miles187 nmSouth S
Kuala LumpurWed 4:44 AM432 km268 miles233 nmSoutheast SE
Banda AcehWed 3:44 AM432 km269 miles233 nmWest W

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