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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 Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 00:16:00 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: 20%

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 Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 00:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 60' South, Longitude: 120° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.35 meters/second, 1516.9 km/hour, 942.5 miles/hour or 819.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.71 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 misouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 24' 17.0"942.21 miwest0° 05' 32.4"6.35 misouth941.97 mi
24 hours14° 35' 31.4"954.46 mieast1° 35' 51.3"109.90 misouth956.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BroomeTue 8:16 AM178 km110 miles96 nmNortheast NE
KupangTue 8:16 AM1018 km632 miles550 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DiliTue 9:16 AM1259 km782 miles680 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DarwinTue 9:46 AM1283 km797 miles693 nmEast-northeast ENE
DenpasarTue 8:16 AM1298 km806 miles701 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alice SpringsTue 9:46 AM1438 km893 miles776 nmEast-southeast ESE
MalangTue 7:16 AM1506 km936 miles813 nmNorthwest NW
PerthTue 8:16 AM1524 km947 miles823 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MakassarTue 8:16 AM1541 km958 miles832 nmNorth N
SurabayaTue 7:16 AM1572 km976 miles849 nmNorthwest NW
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