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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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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 7:44 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 04:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 18' South, Longitude: 121° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.95 meters/second, 1540.6 km/hour, 957.3 miles/hour or 831.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"15.96 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 24' 55.0"957.17 miwest0° 08' 31.3"9.77 minorth957.56 mi
24 hours13° 38' 51.1"906.21 mieast3° 49' 41.9"263.22 minorth951.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BroomeSat 12:20 PM219 km136 miles118 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KupangSat 12:20 PM729 km453 miles394 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EndeSat 12:20 PM826 km513 miles446 nmNorth N
SuaiSat 1:20 PM893 km555 miles482 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RabaSat 12:20 PM906 km563 miles489 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SameSat 1:20 PM944 km587 miles510 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DiliSat 1:20 PM983 km611 miles531 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MataramSat 12:20 PM1014 km630 miles547 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DenpasarSat 12:20 PM1060 km659 miles572 nmNorthwest NW
DarwinSat 1:50 PM1130 km702 miles610 nmEast-northeast ENE
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