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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 01:44:00 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: 29%

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 01:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 24' South, Longitude: 85° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.38 meters/second, 1542.2 km/hour, 958.3 miles/hour or 832.7 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"0.15 misouth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 26' 09.5"957.97 miwest0° 08' 02.6"9.22 misouth957.68 mi
24 hours13° 55' 38.1"924.22 mieast2° 43' 37.1"187.54 misouth936.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaMon 7:44 AM1776 km1104 miles959 nmWest-northwest WNW
Amsterdam IslandMon 6:44 AM2507 km1558 miles1354 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JakartaMon 8:44 AM2548 km1583 miles1376 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungMon 8:44 AM2587 km1607 miles1397 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleMon 6:44 AM2652 km1648 miles1432 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 7:14 AM2658 km1652 miles1435 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurMon 9:44 AM2774 km1724 miles1498 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeMon 9:44 AM2779 km1727 miles1501 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisMon 5:44 AM3027 km1881 miles1634 nmWest-southwest WSW
PontianakMon 8:44 AM3148 km1956 miles1700 nmEast-northeast ENE

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