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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 Wednesday, January 9, 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: 11%

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 Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 36' South, Longitude: 133° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.43 meters/second, 1499.1 km/hour, 931.5 miles/hour or 809.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.53 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 misouth15.53 mi
1 hour14° 22' 49.0"931.20 miwest0° 02' 11.4"2.51 misouth931.09 mi
24 hours14° 59' 57.8"971.26 mieast0° 10' 28.7"12.01 misouth970.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekWed 9:56 AM152 km95 miles82 nmNortheast NE
Alice SpringsWed 9:56 AM352 km219 miles190 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinWed 9:56 AM933 km580 miles504 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaWed 9:11 AM1299 km807 miles701 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsWed 10:26 AM1393 km866 miles752 nmEast-northeast ENE
DiliWed 9:26 AM1560 km970 miles843 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Adelaide *Wed 10:56 AM1677 km1042 miles905 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyWed 10:26 AM1948 km1210 miles1052 nmNortheast NE
PerthWed 8:26 AM2131 km1324 miles1151 nmSouthwest SW
BrisbaneWed 10:26 AM2158 km1341 miles1165 nmEast-southeast ESE
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