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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 03:20:00 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: 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 03:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 26' South, Longitude: 135° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.60 meters/second, 1539.4 km/hour, 956.5 miles/hour or 831.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.94 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 minorth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 24' 50.0"956.31 miwest0° 08' 25.0"9.65 minorth956.70 mi
24 hours13° 40' 55.1"907.77 mieast3° 47' 35.5"260.79 minorth952.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekSat 12:50 PM395 km245 miles213 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DarwinSat 12:50 PM694 km431 miles374 nmNorthwest NW
Alice SpringsSat 12:50 PM829 km515 miles448 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsSat 1:20 PM1064 km661 miles574 nmEast E
DiliSat 12:20 PM1413 km878 miles763 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbySat 1:20 PM1455 km904 miles786 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraSat 12:20 PM1628 km1012 miles879 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManokwariSat 12:20 PM1733 km1077 miles936 nmNorth N
EuclaSat 12:05 PM1827 km1136 miles987 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Adelaide *Sat 1:50 PM2068 km1285 miles1116 nmSouth S
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