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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 Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 02:42:00 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: 4%

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 Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 02:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 43' South, Longitude: 115° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.89 meters/second, 1497.2 km/hour, 930.3 miles/hour or 808.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.51 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.03 minorth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 22' 22.1"930.01 miwest0° 01' 50.9"2.12 minorth930.11 mi
24 hours14° 56' 19.1"966.60 mieast1° 25' 57.2"98.54 minorth976.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KarrathaThu 10:42 AM134 km84 miles73 nmEast E
PerthThu 10:42 AM1246 km774 miles673 nmSouth S
DenpasarThu 10:42 AM1333 km828 miles720 nmNorth N
MalangThu 9:42 AM1440 km895 miles778 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaThu 9:42 AM1518 km943 miles820 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliThu 11:42 AM1723 km1071 miles930 nmNortheast NE
BandungThu 9:42 AM1750 km1087 miles945 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarThu 10:42 AM1773 km1101 miles957 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EuclaThu 11:27 AM1800 km1119 miles972 nmSoutheast SE
DarwinThu 12:12 PM1867 km1160 miles1008 nmEast-northeast ENE
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