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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 21:46:00 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: 73%

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 21:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 27' North, Longitude: 95° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.45 meters/second, 1618.0 km/hour, 1005.4 miles/hour or 873.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.76 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 17.0"1005.29 miwest0° 11' 28.9"13.15 misouth1005.42 mi
24 hours11° 12' 44.6"775.33 mieast4° 38' 06.8"318.48 misouth838.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Banda AcehThu 4:46 AM455 km283 miles246 nmNorth N
MedanThu 4:46 AM456 km283 miles246 nmEast-northeast ENE
PematangsiantarThu 4:46 AM460 km286 miles249 nmEast-northeast ENE
PadangThu 4:46 AM633 km393 miles342 nmEast-southeast ESE
IpohThu 5:46 AM748 km465 miles404 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurThu 5:46 AM750 km466 miles405 nmEast-northeast ENE
Hat YaiThu 4:46 AM851 km529 miles459 nmNortheast NE
Johor BahruThu 5:46 AM957 km594 miles517 nmEast E
SingaporeThu 5:46 AM966 km600 miles522 nmEast E
BengkuluThu 4:46 AM979 km608 miles528 nmSoutheast SE

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