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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 Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 06:34:00 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: 24%

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 Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 06:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 56' North, Longitude: 139° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.04 meters/second, 1616.5 km/hour, 1004.5 miles/hour or 872.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 43.6"1004.39 miwest0° 11' 37.4"13.31 minorth1004.42 mi
24 hours11° 10' 36.6"772.67 mieast4° 30' 05.1"309.30 minorth830.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraWed 3:34 PM525 km326 miles284 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariWed 3:34 PM643 km399 miles347 nmWest-southwest WSW
MelekeokWed 3:34 PM792 km492 miles428 nmNorthwest NW
HagåtñaWed 4:34 PM1419 km882 miles766 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbyWed 4:34 PM1545 km960 miles834 nmSoutheast SE
ManadoWed 2:34 PM1590 km988 miles859 nmWest W
DavaoWed 2:34 PM1603 km996 miles865 nmWest-northwest WNW
General SantosWed 2:34 PM1616 km1004 miles873 nmWest-northwest WNW
GorontaloWed 2:34 PM1794 km1115 miles969 nmWest W
DarwinWed 4:04 PM1837 km1141 miles992 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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