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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 21:08:00 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: 53%

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 21:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 40' South, Longitude: 127° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.61 meters/second, 1600.6 km/hour, 994.6 miles/hour or 864.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.57 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.21 misouth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 30' 19.1"994.40 miwest0° 11' 14.3"12.87 misouth994.26 mi
24 hours12° 11' 13.8"835.49 mieast4° 19' 23.6"297.13 misouth882.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BaucauSat 6:08 AM119 km74 miles64 nmSouthwest SW
DiliSat 6:08 AM202 km126 miles109 nmWest-southwest WSW
SameSat 6:08 AM225 km140 miles121 nmSouthwest SW
SuaiSat 6:08 AM280 km174 miles151 nmSouthwest SW
AmbonSat 6:08 AM452 km281 miles244 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KupangSat 5:08 AM482 km300 miles260 nmSouthwest SW
EndeSat 5:08 AM621 km386 miles335 nmWest-southwest WSW
KendariSat 5:08 AM657 km408 miles355 nmNorthwest NW
DarwinSat 6:38 AM666 km414 miles359 nmSoutheast SE
MakassarSat 5:08 AM903 km561 miles488 nmWest-northwest WNW

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