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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 Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 19:58:00 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: 74%

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 Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 19:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 47' North, Longitude: 121° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.39 meters/second, 1617.8 km/hour, 1005.3 miles/hour or 873.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 19.3"1005.16 miwest0° 11' 27.1"13.11 misouth1005.30 mi
24 hours11° 11' 27.2"773.71 mieast4° 37' 48.7"318.13 misouth836.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GorontaloThu 3:58 AM236 km147 miles128 nmSoutheast SE
PaluThu 3:58 AM340 km211 miles183 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManadoThu 3:58 AM391 km243 miles211 nmEast E
SamarindaThu 3:58 AM531 km330 miles286 nmWest-southwest WSW
MamujuThu 3:58 AM564 km350 miles304 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Zamboanga CityThu 3:58 AM572 km355 miles309 nmNorth N
BalikpapanThu 3:58 AM604 km375 miles326 nmSouthwest SW
General SantosThu 3:58 AM640 km398 miles346 nmNortheast NE
KendariThu 3:58 AM651 km405 miles352 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TernateThu 4:58 AM681 km423 miles368 nmEast E
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