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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 Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 20:24:00 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: 32%

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 Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 20:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 40' South, Longitude: 162° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.20 meters/second, 1548.7 km/hour, 962.3 miles/hour or 836.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.04 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 misouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 26' 37.5"962.05 miwest0° 08' 32.0"9.78 misouth961.77 mi
24 hours13° 44' 51.7"915.70 mieast2° 57' 25.4"203.35 misouth931.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleMon 7:24 AM459 km285 miles248 nmEast E
Port VilaMon 7:24 AM621 km386 miles336 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraMon 7:24 AM760 km472 miles410 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NoumeaMon 7:24 AM821 km510 miles443 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BrisbaneMon 6:24 AM1659 km1031 miles896 nmSouthwest SW
Suva *Mon 9:24 AM1676 km1041 miles905 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenMon 8:24 AM1730 km1075 miles934 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairnsMon 6:24 AM1835 km1140 miles991 nmWest W
Port MoresbyMon 6:24 AM1840 km1143 miles993 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiMon 8:24 AM1943 km1207 miles1049 nmEast-northeast ENE

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