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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 20:58:00 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 20:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 02' South, Longitude: 118° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.60 meters/second, 1615.0 km/hour, 1003.5 miles/hour or 872.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 34.2"1003.38 miwest0° 11' 37.3"13.31 misouth1003.38 mi
24 hours11° 35' 32.0"800.72 mieast4° 35' 43.3"315.77 misouth858.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MamujuFri 4:58 AM106 km66 miles57 nmEast-northeast ENE
RantepaoFri 4:58 AM211 km131 miles114 nmEast E
BalikpapanFri 4:58 AM236 km147 miles128 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarFri 4:58 AM281 km174 miles151 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SamarindaFri 4:58 AM296 km184 miles160 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PaluFri 4:58 AM314 km195 miles170 nmNortheast NE
BanjarmasinFri 4:58 AM381 km237 miles206 nmWest W
Palangka RayaFri 3:58 AM463 km288 miles250 nmWest-northwest WNW
KendariFri 4:58 AM513 km319 miles277 nmEast-southeast ESE
RabaFri 4:58 AM604 km376 miles326 nmSouth S
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