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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 15:56:00 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 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 09' North, Longitude: 139° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.98 meters/second, 1601.9 km/hour, 995.4 miles/hour or 865.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.59 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 32' 05.5"995.26 miwest0° 10' 28.1"11.99 misouth995.55 mi
24 hours11° 09' 06.4"763.63 mieast4° 21' 36.1"299.60 misouth823.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ColoniaTue 1:56 AM212 km132 miles114 nmNorthwest NW
MelekeokTue 12:56 AM536 km333 miles289 nmWest W
HagåtñaTue 1:56 AM828 km514 miles447 nmNortheast NE
ManokwariTue 12:56 AM1161 km722 miles627 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraTue 12:56 AM1190 km739 miles642 nmSouth S
DavaoMon 11:56 PM1531 km951 miles826 nmWest W
General SantosMon 11:56 PM1592 km989 miles860 nmWest W
ManadoMon 11:56 PM1778 km1105 miles960 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirTue 2:56 AM2071 km1287 miles1118 nmEast E
Port MoresbyTue 1:56 AM2127 km1322 miles1148 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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