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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 06:30:00 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 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 59' South, Longitude: 90° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.70 meters/second, 1543.3 km/hour, 959.0 miles/hour or 833.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.98 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 25' 05.4"958.78 miwest0° 08' 44.4"10.02 minorth959.18 mi
24 hours13° 34' 28.8"902.71 mieast3° 54' 00.4"268.13 minorth949.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluSat 1:30 PM1890 km1174 miles1021 nmNortheast NE
JakartaSat 1:30 PM2118 km1316 miles1144 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungSat 1:30 PM2149 km1335 miles1160 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaSat 12:30 PM2157 km1340 miles1165 nmWest-northwest WNW
SingaporeSat 2:30 PM2432 km1511 miles1313 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurSat 2:30 PM2467 km1533 miles1332 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaSat 1:30 PM2642 km1641 miles1426 nmEast-northeast ENE
Amsterdam IslandSat 11:30 AM2715 km1687 miles1466 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PontianakSat 1:30 PM2749 km1708 miles1484 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:00 Noon2771 km1722 miles1496 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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