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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 23:20:00 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: 5%

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 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 48' South, Longitude: 163° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.65 meters/second, 1496.3 km/hour, 929.8 miles/hour or 808.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.50 miwest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 minorth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 22' 21.0"929.47 miwest0° 01' 19.6"1.52 minorth929.54 mi
24 hours14° 58' 36.1"968.52 mieast1° 13' 53.4"84.72 minorth976.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaThu 10:20 AM307 km190 miles165 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaThu 10:20 AM571 km355 miles308 nmNortheast NE
LuganvilleThu 10:20 AM677 km421 miles366 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KingstonThu 10:50 AM1000 km622 miles540 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraThu 10:20 AM1328 km825 miles717 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneThu 9:20 AM1332 km828 miles719 nmSouthwest SW
Suva *Thu 12:20 PM1548 km962 miles836 nmEast E
Sydney *Thu 10:20 AM1916 km1191 miles1035 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsThu 9:20 AM1961 km1218 miles1059 nmWest W
Auckland *Thu 12:20 PM2065 km1283 miles1115 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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