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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 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: 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 20:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 28' South, Longitude: 141° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.83 meters/second, 1601.4 km/hour, 995.1 miles/hour or 864.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.58 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 30' 22.9"994.90 miwest0° 11' 15.9"12.90 misouth994.77 mi
24 hours12° 09' 31.8"833.91 mieast4° 20' 22.9"298.26 misouth880.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount HagenSat 6:08 AM333 km207 miles180 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraSat 5:08 AM556 km346 miles300 nmNorth N
LaeSat 6:08 AM591 km367 miles319 nmEast E
Port MoresbySat 6:08 AM644 km400 miles348 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManokwariSat 5:08 AM1118 km695 miles604 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsSat 6:08 AM1136 km706 miles613 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinSat 5:38 AM1310 km814 miles708 nmWest-southwest WSW
DiliSat 5:08 AM1779 km1106 miles961 nmWest W
MelekeokSat 5:08 AM1832 km1138 miles989 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alice SpringsSat 5:38 AM1980 km1230 miles1069 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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