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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 Friday, January 18, 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: 44%

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 Friday, January 18, 2013 at 07:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 41' North, Longitude: 146° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.95 meters/second, 1591.0 km/hour, 988.6 miles/hour or 859.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.48 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 32' 31.1"988.45 miwest0° 09' 30.4"10.89 minorth988.26 mi
24 hours11° 00' 56.2"748.79 mieast3° 31' 12.6"241.98 minorth782.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaFri 5:34 PM379 km235 miles205 nmNorthwest NW
SaipanFri 5:34 PM511 km318 miles276 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalikirFri 6:34 PM1321 km821 miles713 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokFri 4:34 PM1381 km858 miles746 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraFri 4:34 PM1610 km1000 miles869 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManokwariFri 4:34 PM1901 km1181 miles1026 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyFri 5:34 PM2228 km1384 miles1203 nmSouth S
Wake IslandFri 7:34 PM2337 km1452 miles1262 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenFri 7:34 PM2552 km1586 miles1378 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManadoFri 3:34 PM2630 km1634 miles1420 nmWest-southwest WSW

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