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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 20:08:00 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: 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 20:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 52' South, Longitude: 130° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.69 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
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 36.2"1003.56 miwest0° 11' 37.5"13.31 misouth1003.57 mi
24 hours11° 34' 31.0"799.67 mieast4° 36' 01.2"316.11 misouth857.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AmbonFri 5:08 AM233 km145 miles126 nmWest-southwest WSW
SofifiFri 5:08 AM490 km305 miles265 nmNorthwest NW
ManokwariFri 5:08 AM493 km306 miles266 nmEast-northeast ENE
TernateFri 5:08 AM507 km315 miles274 nmNorthwest NW
BaucauFri 5:08 AM739 km459 miles399 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManadoFri 4:08 AM760 km472 miles410 nmNorthwest NW
DiliFri 5:08 AM804 km500 miles434 nmSouthwest SW
SameFri 5:08 AM839 km521 miles453 nmSouthwest SW
KendariFri 4:08 AM852 km529 miles460 nmWest W
GorontaloFri 4:08 AM870 km541 miles470 nmWest-northwest WNW

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