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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 05:40:00 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 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 00' South, Longitude: 87° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.82 meters/second, 1514.9 km/hour, 941.3 miles/hour or 818.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.69 miwest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 minorth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 23' 18.6"941.08 miwest0° 05' 48.1"6.65 minorth941.38 mi
24 hours14° 22' 00.6"939.67 mieast2° 53' 40.6"199.07 minorth968.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaFri 11:40 AM2108 km1310 miles1138 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandFri 10:40 AM2308 km1434 miles1246 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JakartaFri 12:40 PM2503 km1555 miles1352 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungFri 12:40 PM2525 km1569 miles1364 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeFri 1:40 PM2848 km1770 miles1538 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurFri 1:40 PM2883 km1791 miles1556 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 11:10 AM2992 km1859 miles1616 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleFri 10:40 AM3005 km1867 miles1623 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PerthFri 1:40 PM3150 km1957 miles1701 nmEast-southeast ESE
PontianakFri 12:40 PM3152 km1959 miles1702 nmNortheast NE

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