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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 08:34:00 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: 16%

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 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 24' South, Longitude: 98° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.39 meters/second, 1614.2 km/hour, 1003.0 miles/hour or 871.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.72 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.6"1002.95 miwest0° 11' 58.9"13.72 minorth1003.11 mi
24 hours11° 29' 05.6"793.72 mieast4° 43' 52.9"325.08 minorth858.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PadangTue 3:34 PM257 km160 miles139 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluTue 3:34 PM437 km272 miles236 nmEast-southeast ESE
PekanbaruTue 3:34 PM456 km283 miles246 nmNortheast NE
JambiTue 3:34 PM567 km353 miles306 nmEast E
PematangsiantarTue 3:34 PM598 km372 miles323 nmNorth N
Malacca CityTue 4:34 PM652 km405 miles352 nmNortheast NE
MedanTue 3:34 PM663 km412 miles358 nmNorth N
SerembanTue 4:34 PM675 km419 miles364 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalembangTue 3:34 PM690 km429 miles373 nmEast E
Kuala LumpurTue 4:34 PM704 km438 miles380 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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