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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 20:44:00 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 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 42' South, Longitude: 158° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.09 meters/second, 1548.3 km/hour, 962.1 miles/hour or 836.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.03 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 misouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 26' 35.8"961.80 miwest0° 08' 30.2"9.75 misouth961.51 mi
24 hours13° 45' 32.5"916.25 mieast2° 56' 35.1"202.39 misouth931.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraMon 7:44 AM723 km449 miles391 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GizoMon 7:44 AM852 km529 miles460 nmNorth N
LuganvilleMon 7:44 AM975 km606 miles526 nmEast E
Port VilaMon 7:44 AM1114 km692 miles601 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaMon 7:44 AM1141 km709 miles616 nmSoutheast SE
CairnsMon 6:44 AM1322 km822 miles714 nmWest W
Port MoresbyMon 6:44 AM1371 km852 miles740 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneMon 6:44 AM1403 km872 miles758 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenMon 8:44 AM1938 km1204 miles1047 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sydney *Mon 7:44 AM2127 km1321 miles1148 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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