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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 04:20:00 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 04:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 18' South, Longitude: 121° 24' 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
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"15.95 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 24' 54.9"957.09 miwest0° 08' 31.1"9.76 minorth957.48 mi
24 hours13° 38' 53.3"906.18 mieast3° 49' 39.5"263.15 minorth951.42 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 PM204 km127 miles110 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KupangSat 12:20 PM719 km447 miles388 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EndeSat 12:20 PM825 km512 miles445 nmNorth N
SuaiSat 1:20 PM879 km546 miles474 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RabaSat 12:20 PM915 km569 miles494 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SameSat 1:20 PM929 km578 miles502 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DiliSat 1:20 PM969 km602 miles523 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarSat 12:20 PM1078 km670 miles582 nmNorthwest NW
DarwinSat 1:50 PM1103 km685 miles596 nmEast-northeast ENE
MakassarSat 12:20 PM1253 km779 miles677 nmNorth N

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