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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 Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 15:46:00 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: 94%

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 Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 49' North, Longitude: 153° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.50 meters/second, 1614.6 km/hour, 1003.3 miles/hour or 871.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 32' 05.8"1003.17 miwest0° 11' 16.9"12.92 misouth1003.36 mi
24 hours11° 12' 54.7"774.05 mieast4° 35' 33.7"315.56 misouth837.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirWed 2:46 AM666 km414 miles360 nmEast-northeast ENE
KoloniaWed 2:46 AM673 km418 miles363 nmEast-northeast ENE
HagåtñaWed 1:46 AM1403 km871 miles757 nmNorthwest NW
JayapuraWed 12:46 AM1539 km956 miles831 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyWed 1:46 AM1603 km996 miles866 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenWed 3:46 AM1619 km1006 miles874 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraWed 2:46 AM1655 km1028 miles893 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroWed 3:46 AM2048 km1273 miles1106 nmEast E
MelekeokWed 12:46 AM2077 km1291 miles1122 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManokwariWed 12:46 AM2171 km1349 miles1172 nmWest-southwest WSW
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