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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 20:18:00 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 20:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 30' South, Longitude: 139° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.80 meters/second, 1601.3 km/hour, 995.0 miles/hour or 864.6 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' 22.3"994.82 miwest0° 11' 15.7"12.90 misouth994.69 mi
24 hours12° 09' 48.8"834.17 mieast4° 20' 13.1"298.07 misouth881.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraSat 5:18 AM572 km355 miles309 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mount HagenSat 6:18 AM578 km359 miles312 nmEast-northeast ENE
LaeSat 6:18 AM857 km533 miles463 nmEast E
Port MoresbySat 6:18 AM898 km558 miles485 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManokwariSat 5:18 AM934 km580 miles504 nmNorthwest NW
DarwinSat 5:48 AM1074 km667 miles580 nmWest-southwest WSW
CairnsSat 6:18 AM1259 km782 miles680 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DiliSat 5:18 AM1513 km940 miles817 nmWest W
MelekeokSat 5:18 AM1738 km1080 miles938 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alice SpringsSat 5:48 AM1883 km1170 miles1017 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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