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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 01:54:00 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 01:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 38' South, Longitude: 156° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.11 meters/second, 1537.6 km/hour, 955.4 miles/hour or 830.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.92 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 24' 43.2"955.20 miwest0° 08' 15.7"9.47 minorth955.59 mi
24 hours13° 43' 48.8"910.04 mieast3° 44' 33.7"257.32 minorth953.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraSat 12:54 PM882 km548 miles476 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GizoSat 12:54 PM945 km587 miles510 nmNorth N
CairnsSat 11:54 AM1141 km709 miles616 nmWest W
NoumeaSat 12:54 PM1218 km757 miles658 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrisbaneSat 11:54 AM1251 km777 miles675 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port VilaSat 12:54 PM1266 km786 miles683 nmEast E
Port MoresbySat 11:54 AM1283 km797 miles693 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Sat 12:54 PM1980 km1230 miles1069 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenSat 1:54 PM2118 km1316 miles1144 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Canberra *Sat 12:54 PM2191 km1361 miles1183 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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