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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 05:20:00 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 is probably impossible 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 05:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 02' South, Longitude: 92° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.73 meters/second, 1514.6 km/hour, 941.1 miles/hour or 817.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.69 miwest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 minorth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 23' 17.4"940.88 miwest0° 05' 45.4"6.60 minorth941.18 mi
24 hours14° 22' 34.6"940.10 mieast2° 52' 43.0"197.97 minorth968.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluFri 12:20 PM1986 km1234 miles1073 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaFri 12:20 PM2099 km1304 miles1133 nmNortheast NE
BandungFri 12:20 PM2105 km1308 miles1137 nmNortheast NE
SurabayaFri 12:20 PM2538 km1577 miles1370 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaFri 11:20 AM2539 km1578 miles1371 nmWest-northwest WNW
Amsterdam IslandFri 10:20 AM2541 km1579 miles1372 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SingaporeFri 1:20 PM2562 km1592 miles1383 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurFri 1:20 PM2647 km1645 miles1429 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarFri 1:20 PM2697 km1676 miles1456 nmEast-northeast ENE
PerthFri 1:20 PM2731 km1697 miles1475 nmSoutheast SE
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