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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 Monday, January 7, 2013 at 01:24:00 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: 30%

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 Monday, January 7, 2013 at 01:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 21' South, Longitude: 90° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.50 meters/second, 1542.6 km/hour, 958.5 miles/hour or 832.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.97 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.16 misouth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 26' 11.3"958.22 miwest0° 08' 04.5"9.25 misouth957.94 mi
24 hours13° 54' 58.2"923.70 mieast2° 44' 30.5"188.56 misouth936.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluMon 8:24 AM1879 km1168 miles1015 nmNortheast NE
JakartaMon 8:24 AM2089 km1298 miles1128 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungMon 8:24 AM2116 km1315 miles1143 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaMon 7:24 AM2226 km1383 miles1202 nmWest-northwest WNW
SingaporeMon 9:24 AM2428 km1509 miles1311 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurMon 9:24 AM2472 km1536 miles1335 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaMon 8:24 AM2602 km1617 miles1405 nmEast-northeast ENE
Amsterdam IslandMon 6:24 AM2703 km1679 miles1459 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PontianakMon 8:24 AM2730 km1696 miles1474 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarMon 9:24 AM2796 km1737 miles1510 nmEast-northeast ENE

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