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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 07:52:00 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 07:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 40' North, Longitude: 131° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.59 meters/second, 1607.7 km/hour, 999.0 miles/hour or 868.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.65 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.21 minorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 32' 21.5"998.89 miwest0° 10' 43.2"12.28 minorth998.79 mi
24 hours11° 00' 45.9"756.62 mieast4° 03' 49.4"279.28 minorth802.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MelekeokThu 4:52 PM368 km229 miles199 nmEast-northeast ENE
DavaoThu 3:52 PM641 km398 miles346 nmWest W
General SantosThu 3:52 PM691 km430 miles373 nmWest W
SofifiThu 4:52 PM782 km486 miles422 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TernateThu 4:52 PM788 km489 miles425 nmSouthwest SW
ManokwariThu 4:52 PM884 km550 miles478 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Cebu CityThu 3:52 PM917 km570 miles495 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManadoThu 3:52 PM927 km576 miles500 nmSouthwest SW
GorontaloThu 3:52 PM1148 km713 miles620 nmSouthwest SW
ManilaThu 3:52 PM1437 km893 miles776 nmNorthwest NW

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