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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 19:18:00 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: 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 19:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 43' South, Longitude: 142° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.76 meters/second, 1615.6 km/hour, 1003.9 miles/hour or 872.3 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' 38.2"1003.74 miwest0° 11' 37.7"13.32 misouth1003.75 mi
24 hours11° 33' 30.8"798.62 mieast4° 36' 18.1"316.43 misouth856.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraFri 4:18 AM169 km105 miles91 nmWest W
Mount HagenFri 5:18 AM414 km257 miles223 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LaeFri 5:18 AM691 km430 miles373 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyFri 5:18 AM926 km576 miles500 nmSoutheast SE
ManokwariFri 4:18 AM930 km578 miles502 nmWest-northwest WNW
MelekeokFri 4:18 AM1409 km876 miles761 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsFri 5:18 AM1619 km1006 miles874 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinFri 4:48 AM1654 km1027 miles893 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaFri 5:18 AM1812 km1126 miles978 nmNorth N
DiliFri 4:18 AM1952 km1213 miles1054 nmWest-southwest WSW

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