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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 05:20:00 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: 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 05:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 49' South, Longitude: 133° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.73 meters/second, 1597.4 km/hour, 992.6 miles/hour or 862.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.54 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 28' 58.5"992.51 miwest0° 11' 42.0"13.40 minorth992.83 mi
24 hours12° 05' 25.7"828.56 mieast4° 45' 36.2"327.08 minorth894.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DarwinMon 2:50 PM586 km364 miles316 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AmbonMon 2:20 PM737 km458 miles398 nmNorthwest NW
BaucauMon 2:20 PM770 km478 miles416 nmWest W
ManokwariMon 2:20 PM772 km480 miles417 nmNorth N
SameMon 2:20 PM864 km537 miles467 nmWest W
DiliMon 2:20 PM866 km538 miles468 nmWest W
SuaiMon 2:20 PM912 km567 miles493 nmWest W
JayapuraMon 2:20 PM997 km620 miles539 nmNortheast NE
KendariMon 1:20 PM1278 km794 miles690 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManadoMon 1:20 PM1401 km871 miles757 nmNorthwest NW
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