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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 07:34:00 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: 34%

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 07:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 37' North, Longitude: 135° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.64 meters/second, 1607.9 km/hour, 999.1 miles/hour or 868.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.65 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 32' 21.1"999.00 miwest0° 10' 44.1"12.30 minorth998.89 mi
24 hours11° 00' 48.9"756.76 mieast4° 04' 11.4"279.69 minorth803.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MelekeokThu 4:34 PM159 km99 miles86 nmNorthwest NW
KororThu 4:34 PM163 km101 miles88 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManokwariThu 4:34 PM849 km527 miles458 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DavaoThu 3:34 PM1123 km698 miles606 nmWest W
JayapuraThu 4:34 PM1152 km716 miles622 nmSouth-southeast SSE
General SantosThu 3:34 PM1173 km729 miles633 nmWest W
HagåtñaThu 5:34 PM1243 km773 miles671 nmNortheast NE
ManadoThu 3:34 PM1338 km832 miles723 nmWest-southwest WSW
GorontaloThu 3:34 PM1563 km971 miles844 nmWest-southwest WSW
QuezonThu 3:34 PM1839 km1143 miles993 nmWest-northwest WNW
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