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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 19:58:00 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: 64%

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 19:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 50' South, Longitude: 132° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.70 meters/second, 1615.3 km/hour, 1003.7 miles/hour or 872.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 36.7"1003.60 miwest0° 11' 37.5"13.31 misouth1003.60 mi
24 hours11° 34' 18.9"799.46 mieast4° 36' 04.6"316.17 misouth857.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManokwariFri 4:58 AM277 km172 miles150 nmNortheast NE
AmbonFri 4:58 AM493 km306 miles266 nmWest W
SofifiFri 4:58 AM680 km423 miles367 nmNorthwest NW
TernateFri 4:58 AM700 km435 miles378 nmNorthwest NW
JayapuraFri 4:58 AM910 km565 miles491 nmEast E
BaucauFri 4:58 AM916 km569 miles495 nmSouthwest SW
ManadoFri 3:58 AM981 km609 miles530 nmWest-northwest WNW
DiliFri 4:58 AM996 km619 miles538 nmSouthwest SW
SameFri 4:58 AM1022 km635 miles552 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinFri 5:28 AM1080 km671 miles583 nmSouth S
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