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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 00:26:00 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 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 00' South, Longitude: 118° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.31 meters/second, 1516.7 km/hour, 942.4 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' 16.3"942.11 miwest0° 05' 31.1"6.33 misouth941.87 mi
24 hours14° 35' 46.2"954.64 mieast1° 35' 18.2"109.26 misouth956.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port HedlandTue 8:26 AM144 km90 miles78 nmSouth S
DenpasarTue 8:26 AM1199 km745 miles647 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalangTue 7:26 AM1371 km852 miles740 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliTue 9:26 AM1384 km860 miles747 nmNortheast NE
SurabayaTue 7:26 AM1443 km896 miles779 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PerthTue 8:26 AM1459 km907 miles788 nmSouth S
DarwinTue 9:56 AM1504 km934 miles812 nmEast-northeast ENE
MakassarTue 8:26 AM1537 km955 miles830 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsTue 9:56 AM1671 km1039 miles902 nmEast-southeast ESE
EuclaTue 9:11 AM1746 km1085 miles943 nmSoutheast SE
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