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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 04:10:00 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 04:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 30' South, Longitude: 137° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.28 meters/second, 1570.6 km/hour, 975.9 miles/hour or 848.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.26 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 26' 55.9"975.77 miwest0° 10' 32.3"12.07 minorth976.18 mi
24 hours12° 50' 36.8"867.39 mieast4° 27' 37.7"306.57 minorth926.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DarwinSun 1:40 PM719 km447 miles388 nmWest W
Tennant CreekSun 1:40 PM865 km537 miles467 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsSun 2:10 PM1020 km634 miles551 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbySun 2:10 PM1115 km693 miles602 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraSun 1:10 PM1159 km720 miles626 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsSun 1:40 PM1296 km805 miles700 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManokwariSun 1:10 PM1340 km833 miles724 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliSun 1:10 PM1371 km852 miles740 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManadoSun 12:10 PM2083 km1294 miles1125 nmNorthwest NW
MakassarSun 12:10 PM2144 km1332 miles1158 nmWest-northwest WNW

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