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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 Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 06:36:00 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: 33%

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 Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 06:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 27' North, Longitude: 149° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.78 meters/second, 1608.4 km/hour, 999.4 miles/hour or 868.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.66 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 32' 20.2"999.33 miwest0° 10' 46.6"12.34 minorth999.22 mi
24 hours11° 00' 59.6"757.23 mieast4° 05' 21.8"281.04 minorth804.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirThu 5:36 PM925 km575 miles499 nmEast E
HagåtñaThu 4:36 PM955 km594 miles516 nmNorthwest NW
JayapuraThu 3:36 PM1418 km881 miles766 nmSouthwest SW
MelekeokThu 3:36 PM1683 km1046 miles909 nmWest W
Port MoresbyThu 4:36 PM1782 km1107 miles962 nmSouth S
ManokwariThu 3:36 PM1928 km1198 miles1041 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenThu 6:36 PM2051 km1274 miles1107 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraThu 5:36 PM2085 km1296 miles1126 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandThu 6:36 PM2311 km1436 miles1248 nmNortheast NE
MajuroThu 6:36 PM2365 km1470 miles1277 nmEast E

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