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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 Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 01:34:00 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: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 01:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 41' South, Longitude: 161° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.99 meters/second, 1537.2 km/hour, 955.2 miles/hour or 830.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.92 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 24' 41.5"954.95 miwest0° 08' 13.7"9.43 minorth955.34 mi
24 hours13° 44' 29.2"910.56 mieast3° 43' 50.8"256.50 minorth953.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleSat 12:34 PM644 km400 miles348 nmEast E
Port VilaSat 12:34 PM758 km471 miles409 nmEast E
HoniaraSat 12:34 PM815 km506 miles440 nmNorth N
NoumeaSat 12:34 PM823 km511 miles444 nmSoutheast SE
BrisbaneSat 11:34 AM1466 km911 miles791 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsSat 11:34 AM1652 km1027 miles892 nmWest W
Port MoresbySat 11:34 AM1724 km1071 miles931 nmWest-northwest WNW
Suva *Sat 2:34 PM1828 km1136 miles987 nmEast E
YarenSat 1:34 PM1890 km1175 miles1021 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiSat 1:34 PM2146 km1334 miles1159 nmEast-northeast ENE
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