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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 20:18:00 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 20:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 44' North, Longitude: 116° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.40 meters/second, 1617.9 km/hour, 1005.3 miles/hour or 873.6 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' 18.9"1005.19 miwest0° 11' 27.4"13.12 misouth1005.32 mi
24 hours11° 11' 41.3"774.00 mieast4° 37' 52.3"318.20 misouth836.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SangattaThu 4:18 AM178 km111 miles96 nmSoutheast SE
SamarindaThu 4:18 AM257 km159 miles139 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BalikpapanThu 4:18 AM331 km206 miles179 nmSouth S
Bandar Seri BegawanThu 4:18 AM393 km244 miles212 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Pekan TutongThu 4:18 AM397 km247 miles214 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala BelaitThu 4:18 AM404 km251 miles218 nmNorthwest NW
MiriThu 4:18 AM406 km252 miles219 nmNorthwest NW
Kota KinabaluThu 4:18 AM473 km294 miles255 nmNorth N
PaluThu 4:18 AM474 km295 miles256 nmSoutheast SE
Palangka RayaThu 3:18 AM521 km323 miles281 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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