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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 16:26:00 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 16:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 41' North, Longitude: 143° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.56 meters/second, 1614.8 km/hour, 1003.4 miles/hour or 871.9 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' 05.5"1003.31 miwest0° 11' 17.9"12.94 misouth1003.49 mi
24 hours11° 13' 08.7"774.43 mieast4° 35' 47.0"315.81 misouth837.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraWed 1:26 AM748 km465 miles404 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MelekeokWed 1:26 AM1052 km654 miles568 nmWest-northwest WNW
HagåtñaWed 2:26 AM1094 km680 miles591 nmNorth N
ManokwariWed 1:26 AM1147 km713 miles619 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyWed 2:26 AM1515 km941 miles818 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirWed 3:26 AM1683 km1046 miles909 nmEast-northeast ENE
DavaoWed 12:26 AM1998 km1242 miles1079 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManadoWed 12:26 AM2070 km1286 miles1118 nmWest W
DarwinWed 1:56 AM2258 km1403 miles1219 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsWed 2:26 AM2296 km1426 miles1239 nmSouth S

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