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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 Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 18:08:00 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: 65%

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 Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 18:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 29' South, Longitude: 159° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.87 meters/second, 1615.9 km/hour, 1004.1 miles/hour or 872.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 40.9"1003.97 miwest0° 11' 37.8"13.32 misouth1003.98 mi
24 hours11° 32' 08.1"797.18 mieast4° 36' 40.1"316.84 misouth855.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArawaFri 4:08 AM575 km357 miles311 nmSouthwest SW
BukaFri 4:08 AM596 km370 miles322 nmWest-southwest WSW
GizoFri 5:08 AM673 km418 miles363 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraFri 5:08 AM773 km480 miles417 nmSouth S
YarenFri 6:08 AM889 km553 miles480 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirFri 5:08 AM1046 km650 miles565 nmNorth N
Port MoresbyFri 4:08 AM1533 km953 miles828 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaFri 6:08 AM1599 km994 miles863 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroFri 6:08 AM1710 km1062 miles923 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaFri 5:08 AM1961 km1218 miles1059 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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