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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 00:36:00 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 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 01' South, Longitude: 116° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.26 meters/second, 1516.5 km/hour, 942.3 miles/hour or 818.9 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' 15.6"942.01 miwest0° 05' 29.8"6.30 misouth941.77 mi
24 hours14° 36' 00.9"954.82 mieast1° 34' 45.0"108.63 misouth956.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KarrathaTue 8:36 AM203 km126 miles110 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DenpasarTue 8:36 AM1150 km715 miles621 nmNorth N
MalangTue 7:36 AM1275 km792 miles689 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaTue 7:36 AM1352 km840 miles730 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurakartaTue 7:36 AM1395 km867 miles753 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PerthTue 8:36 AM1433 km890 miles774 nmSouth S
DiliTue 9:36 AM1543 km959 miles833 nmNortheast NE
MakassarTue 8:36 AM1577 km980 miles851 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BandungTue 7:36 AM1626 km1011 miles878 nmNorthwest NW
DarwinTue 10:06 AM1734 km1077 miles936 nmEast-northeast ENE
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