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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 04:00:00 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 04:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 21' South, Longitude: 126° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.83 meters/second, 1540.2 km/hour, 957.0 miles/hour or 831.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.95 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 minorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 24' 53.2"956.83 miwest0° 08' 29.0"9.72 minorth957.22 mi
24 hours13° 39' 34.0"906.71 mieast3° 48' 58.5"262.37 minorth951.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DarwinSat 1:30 PM659 km410 miles356 nmNortheast NE
KupangSat 12:00 Noon741 km460 miles400 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuaiSat 1:00 PM785 km488 miles424 nmNorth N
SameSat 1:00 PM815 km506 miles440 nmNorth N
DiliSat 1:00 PM865 km537 miles467 nmNorth N
BaucauSat 1:00 PM873 km542 miles471 nmNorth N
Tennant CreekSat 1:30 PM921 km572 miles497 nmEast-southeast ESE
EndeSat 12:00 Noon965 km599 miles521 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alice SpringsSat 1:30 PM1142 km709 miles617 nmSoutheast SE
KendariSat 12:00 Noon1426 km886 miles770 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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