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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 Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 20:34:00 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: 42%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 53' South, Longitude: 147° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.18 meters/second, 1577.5 km/hour, 980.2 miles/hour or 851.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.34 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 misouth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 28' 38.7"979.96 miwest0° 10' 15.2"11.75 misouth979.73 mi
24 hours12° 55' 29.3"874.89 mieast3° 47' 41.8"260.89 misouth906.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port MoresbySun 6:34 AM273 km169 miles147 nmNorth N
LaeSun 6:34 AM574 km356 miles310 nmNorth N
CairnsSun 6:34 AM590 km366 miles318 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraSun 5:34 AM1282 km796 miles692 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraSun 7:34 AM1382 km859 miles746 nmEast E
BrisbaneSun 6:34 AM1817 km1129 miles981 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinSun 6:04 AM1821 km1132 miles983 nmWest W
ManokwariSun 5:34 AM1927 km1197 miles1040 nmNorthwest NW
Alice SpringsSun 6:04 AM1952 km1213 miles1054 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaSun 7:34 AM2323 km1444 miles1254 nmEast-southeast ESE

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