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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 Sunday, January 13, 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 3%

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 Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 03:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 39' South, Longitude: 149° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.99 meters/second, 1569.6 km/hour, 975.3 miles/hour or 847.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.25 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 26' 51.6"975.14 miwest0° 10' 29.0"12.01 minorth975.55 mi
24 hours12° 52' 15.0"868.74 mieast4° 26' 39.7"305.46 minorth927.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port MoresbySun 1:20 PM434 km270 miles235 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsSun 1:20 PM620 km385 miles335 nmSouthwest SW
LaeSun 1:20 PM710 km441 miles383 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GizoSun 2:20 PM948 km589 miles512 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArawaSun 1:20 PM973 km605 miles526 nmNortheast NE
BukaSun 1:20 PM980 km609 miles529 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraSun 2:20 PM1197 km744 miles646 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraSun 12:20 PM1479 km919 miles799 nmNorthwest NW
BrisbaneSun 1:20 PM1682 km1045 miles908 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinSun 12:50 PM2027 km1260 miles1095 nmWest W
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