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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 04:20:00 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: 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 04:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 40' South, Longitude: 92° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.04 meters/second, 1497.7 km/hour, 930.7 miles/hour or 808.7 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' 02.0"0.04 minorth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 22' 23.2"930.35 miwest0° 02' 06.0"2.41 minorth930.46 mi
24 hours14° 55' 01.8"965.54 mieast1° 31' 44.5"105.18 minorth975.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JakartaThu 11:20 AM2260 km1405 miles1221 nmNortheast NE
BandungThu 11:20 AM2261 km1405 miles1221 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandThu 9:20 AM2359 km1466 miles1274 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Diego GarciaThu 10:20 AM2581 km1604 miles1393 nmWest-northwest WNW
PerthThu 12:20 PM2675 km1662 miles1444 nmEast-southeast ESE
SingaporeThu 12:20 PM2746 km1706 miles1482 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarThu 12:20 PM2819 km1752 miles1522 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurThu 12:20 PM2834 km1761 miles1530 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakThu 11:20 AM2956 km1837 miles1596 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 9:50 AM3325 km2066 miles1795 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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