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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 19:40:00 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 19:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 23' South, Longitude: 148° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.94 meters/second, 1601.8 km/hour, 995.3 miles/hour or 864.9 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' 24.6"995.13 miwest0° 11' 16.7"12.92 misouth995.00 mi
24 hours12° 08' 44.5"833.18 mieast4° 20' 50.0"298.77 misouth880.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LaeSat 5:40 AM178 km110 miles96 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbySat 5:40 AM268 km166 miles145 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Mount HagenSat 5:40 AM497 km309 miles268 nmWest-northwest WNW
BukaSat 5:40 AM721 km448 miles389 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArawaSat 5:40 AM796 km495 miles430 nmEast E
GizoSat 6:40 AM929 km577 miles501 nmEast E
JayapuraSat 4:40 AM1013 km629 miles547 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsSat 5:40 AM1094 km680 miles591 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraSat 6:40 AM1286 km799 miles695 nmEast E
ManokwariSat 4:40 AM1752 km1089 miles946 nmWest-northwest WNW

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