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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 8:46:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 20:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 06' North, Longitude: 98° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.19 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.5"16.67 miWest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 miSouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 32' 33.4"1000.22 miWest0° 10' 50.7"12.42 miSouth1000.47 mi
24 hours11° 00' 37.9"757.30 miEast4° 28' 16.7"307.23 miSouth819.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LangkawiWed 4:46 AM130 km81 miles70 nmEast E
Alor SetarWed 4:46 AM185 km115 miles100 nmEast E
George TownWed 4:46 AM196 km122 miles106 nmEast-southeast ESE
PhuketWed 3:46 AM199 km124 miles107 nmNorth N
Hat YaiWed 3:46 AM220 km137 miles119 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedanWed 3:46 AM279 km173 miles151 nmSouth S
IpohWed 4:46 AM315 km196 miles170 nmEast-southeast ESE
PematangsiantarWed 3:46 AM351 km218 miles189 nmSouth S
Banda AcehWed 3:46 AM379 km236 miles205 nmWest W
Kuala LumpurWed 4:46 AM466 km290 miles252 nmSoutheast SE

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