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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 16:36:00 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: 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 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 39' North, Longitude: 140° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.58 meters/second, 1614.9 km/hour, 1003.4 miles/hour or 872.0 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' 05.4"1003.34 miwest0° 11' 18.1"12.94 misouth1003.53 mi
24 hours11° 13' 12.2"774.52 mieast4° 35' 50.3"315.87 misouth837.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraWed 1:36 AM686 km426 miles370 nmSouth S
MelekeokWed 1:36 AM815 km507 miles440 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManokwariWed 1:36 AM911 km566 miles492 nmWest-southwest WSW
HagåtñaWed 2:36 AM1165 km724 miles629 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbyWed 2:36 AM1609 km1000 miles869 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DavaoWed 12:36 AM1736 km1079 miles937 nmWest-northwest WNW
General SantosWed 12:36 AM1766 km1097 miles953 nmWest W
ManadoWed 12:36 AM1802 km1120 miles973 nmWest W
PalikirWed 3:36 AM1947 km1210 miles1051 nmEast-northeast ENE
DarwinWed 2:06 AM2102 km1306 miles1135 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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