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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 19:08:00 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: 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 19:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 17' South, Longitude: 156° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.05 meters/second, 1602.2 km/hour, 995.6 miles/hour or 865.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.59 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 30' 26.5"995.39 miwest0° 11' 17.6"12.93 misouth995.27 mi
24 hours12° 07' 50.8"832.34 mieast4° 21' 20.5"299.35 misouth879.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GizoSat 6:08 AM116 km72 miles62 nmSoutheast SE
ArawaSat 5:08 AM136 km84 miles73 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BukaSat 5:08 AM265 km165 miles143 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraSat 6:08 AM478 km297 miles258 nmEast-southeast ESE
LaeSat 5:08 AM1019 km633 miles550 nmWest W
Port MoresbySat 5:08 AM1020 km634 miles551 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenSat 7:08 AM1405 km873 miles759 nmEast-northeast ENE
CairnsSat 5:08 AM1555 km966 miles840 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirSat 6:08 AM1586 km985 miles856 nmNorth N
Port VilaSat 6:08 AM1751 km1088 miles946 nmSoutheast SE
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