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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 Monday, January 14, 2013 at 05:10:00 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: 8%

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 Monday, January 14, 2013 at 05:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 51' South, Longitude: 135° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.69 meters/second, 1597.3 km/hour, 992.5 miles/hour or 862.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.54 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 28' 57.8"992.41 miwest0° 11' 41.7"13.40 minorth992.74 mi
24 hours12° 05' 41.5"828.80 mieast4° 45' 33.1"327.02 minorth894.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DarwinMon 2:40 PM747 km464 miles403 nmSouthwest SW
ManokwariMon 2:10 PM796 km495 miles430 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JayapuraMon 2:10 PM799 km496 miles431 nmNortheast NE
AmbonMon 2:10 PM963 km598 miles520 nmWest-northwest WNW
DiliMon 2:10 PM1131 km703 miles611 nmWest W
Port MoresbyMon 3:10 PM1264 km785 miles682 nmEast E
CairnsMon 3:10 PM1476 km917 miles797 nmSoutheast SE
ManadoMon 1:10 PM1598 km993 miles863 nmNorthwest NW
GorontaloMon 1:10 PM1693 km1052 miles914 nmWest-northwest WNW
MelekeokMon 2:10 PM1702 km1058 miles919 nmNorth N

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