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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 Tuesday, January 15, 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: 15%

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 Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 05:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 03' South, Longitude: 145° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.06 meters/second, 1613.0 km/hour, 1002.3 miles/hour or 870.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.70 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 33.8"1002.20 miwest0° 11' 59.6"13.73 minorth1002.39 mi
24 hours11° 32' 37.9"797.37 mieast4° 45' 03.4"326.43 minorth862.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount HagenTue 3:20 PM340 km212 miles184 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LaeTue 3:20 PM439 km273 miles237 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JayapuraTue 2:20 PM536 km333 miles289 nmWest W
Port MoresbyTue 3:20 PM732 km455 miles395 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariTue 2:20 PM1295 km805 miles699 nmWest W
CairnsTue 3:20 PM1534 km953 miles828 nmSouth S
MelekeokTue 2:20 PM1680 km1044 miles907 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraTue 4:20 PM1748 km1086 miles944 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirTue 4:20 PM1788 km1111 miles966 nmNortheast NE
HagåtñaTue 3:20 PM1830 km1137 miles988 nmNorth N

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