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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 Monday, January 28, 2013 at 15:36:00 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: 98%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 28, 2013 at 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 12' North, Longitude: 144° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.91 meters/second, 1601.7 km/hour, 995.2 miles/hour or 864.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.59 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 32' 05.3"995.12 miwest0° 10' 27.2"11.98 misouth995.40 mi
24 hours11° 09' 06.8"763.52 mieast4° 21' 19.5"299.28 misouth823.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaTue 1:36 AM586 km364 miles316 nmNorth N
SaipanTue 1:36 AM790 km491 miles427 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MelekeokTue 12:36 AM1068 km664 miles577 nmWest W
JayapuraTue 12:36 AM1252 km778 miles676 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManokwariTue 12:36 AM1514 km941 miles818 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirTue 2:36 AM1538 km956 miles831 nmEast E
Port MoresbyTue 1:36 AM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmSouth S
ManadoMon 11:36 PM2280 km1417 miles1231 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraTue 2:36 AM2611 km1623 miles1410 nmSoutheast SE
ManilaMon 11:36 PM2637 km1638 miles1424 nmWest-northwest WNW

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