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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 Friday, January 4, 2013 at 18:50:00 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: 54%

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 Friday, January 4, 2013 at 18:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 14' South, Longitude: 160° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.12 meters/second, 1602.4 km/hour, 995.7 miles/hour or 865.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.59 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 30' 27.7"995.54 miwest0° 11' 18.0"12.94 misouth995.42 mi
24 hours12° 07' 20.6"831.87 mieast4° 21' 37.4"299.68 misouth879.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraSat 5:50 AM252 km157 miles136 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GizoSat 5:50 AM420 km261 miles227 nmWest-southwest WSW
ArawaSat 4:50 AM561 km349 miles303 nmWest W
BukaSat 4:50 AM680 km422 miles367 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenSat 6:50 AM1024 km636 miles553 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaSat 5:50 AM1436 km892 miles775 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbySat 4:50 AM1492 km927 miles805 nmWest W
PalikirSat 5:50 AM1586 km986 miles857 nmNorth N
TarawaSat 6:50 AM1682 km1045 miles908 nmNortheast NE
CairnsSat 4:50 AM1931 km1200 miles1042 nmSouthwest SW

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