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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 15:56:00 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: 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 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 47' North, Longitude: 150° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.52 meters/second, 1614.7 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
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 32' 05.8"1003.20 miwest0° 11' 17.1"12.92 misouth1003.39 mi
24 hours11° 12' 58.1"774.15 mieast4° 35' 37.1"315.62 misouth837.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirWed 2:56 AM908 km564 miles490 nmEast-northeast ENE
HagåtñaWed 1:56 AM1250 km776 miles675 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JayapuraWed 12:56 AM1303 km810 miles704 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyWed 1:56 AM1512 km939 miles816 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraWed 2:56 AM1793 km1114 miles968 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokWed 12:56 AM1816 km1128 miles981 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenWed 3:56 AM1878 km1167 miles1014 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManokwariWed 12:56 AM1910 km1187 miles1031 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 3:56 AM2313 km1437 miles1249 nmEast E
CairnsWed 1:56 AM2351 km1461 miles1269 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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