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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 02:44:00 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: 19%

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 02:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 13' South, Longitude: 85° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.70 meters/second, 1514.5 km/hour, 941.1 miles/hour or 817.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.68 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 misouth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 24' 06.1"940.74 miwest0° 05' 13.5"5.99 misouth940.51 mi
24 hours14° 39' 03.7"957.02 mieast1° 27' 37.3"100.46 misouth957.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaTue 8:44 AM1924 km1196 miles1039 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandTue 7:44 AM2195 km1364 miles1185 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JakartaTue 9:44 AM2733 km1698 miles1476 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleTue 7:44 AM2897 km1800 miles1564 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisTue 6:44 AM2925 km1818 miles1579 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 8:14 AM2949 km1833 miles1593 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SingaporeTue 10:44 AM3034 km1885 miles1638 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurTue 10:44 AM3048 km1894 miles1646 nmNortheast NE
Saint-DenisTue 6:44 AM3135 km1948 miles1693 nmWest W
PerthTue 10:44 AM3353 km2083 miles1810 nmEast-southeast ESE

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