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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 00:24:00 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 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 29' South, Longitude: 163° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.48 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.64 miwest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 23' 01.6"938.08 miwest0° 05' 04.6"5.82 minorth938.34 mi
24 hours14° 30' 36.5"946.32 mieast2° 38' 06.2"181.23 minorth970.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaFri 11:24 AM430 km267 miles232 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaFri 11:24 AM536 km333 miles289 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuganvilleFri 11:24 AM581 km361 miles314 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraFri 11:24 AM1178 km732 miles636 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneFri 10:24 AM1394 km866 miles753 nmSouthwest SW
Suva *Fri 1:24 PM1572 km977 miles849 nmEast E
CairnsFri 10:24 AM1903 km1183 miles1028 nmWest W
Sydney *Fri 11:24 AM2011 km1249 miles1086 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiFri 12:24 PM2077 km1291 miles1121 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port MoresbyFri 10:24 AM2084 km1295 miles1125 nmWest-northwest WNW
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