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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 21:34:00 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: 31%

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 21:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 50' South, Longitude: 146° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.80 meters/second, 1547.3 km/hour, 961.4 miles/hour or 835.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.02 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 misouth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 26' 31.3"961.16 miwest0° 08' 25.8"9.66 misouth960.87 mi
24 hours13° 47' 14.4"917.60 mieast2° 54' 28.9"199.98 misouth932.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsMon 7:34 AM125 km78 miles67 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyMon 7:34 AM716 km445 miles386 nmNorth N
LaeMon 7:34 AM1011 km628 miles546 nmNorth N
BrisbaneMon 7:34 AM1477 km918 miles797 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Alice SpringsMon 7:04 AM1545 km960 miles834 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraMon 6:34 AM1582 km983 miles854 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraMon 8:34 AM1667 km1036 miles900 nmEast-northeast ENE
DarwinMon 7:04 AM1683 km1046 miles909 nmWest W
Sydney *Mon 8:34 AM2064 km1283 miles1115 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariMon 6:34 AM2114 km1314 miles1142 nmNorthwest NW
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