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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 Friday, January 11, 2013 at 00:20:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

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 Friday, January 11, 2013 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 29' South, Longitude: 164° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.46 meters/second, 1510.1 km/hour, 938.3 miles/hour or 815.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.64 miwest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 23' 01.3"938.04 miwest0° 05' 04.0"5.81 minorth938.30 mi
24 hours14° 30' 42.7"946.40 mieast2° 37' 54.0"180.99 minorth970.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaFri 11:20 AM367 km228 miles198 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port VilaFri 11:20 AM443 km275 miles239 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuganvilleFri 11:20 AM521 km324 miles281 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraFri 11:20 AM1217 km756 miles657 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneFri 10:20 AM1470 km914 miles794 nmSouthwest SW
Suva *Fri 1:20 PM1471 km914 miles794 nmEast E
FunafutiFri 12:20 PM1994 km1239 miles1077 nmNortheast NE
CairnsFri 10:20 AM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmWest W
Sydney *Fri 11:20 AM2069 km1286 miles1117 nmSouthwest SW
YarenFri 12:20 PM2112 km1312 miles1140 nmNorth N

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