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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 16:46:00 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 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 38' North, Longitude: 138° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.59 meters/second, 1614.9 km/hour, 1003.5 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' 05.3"1003.37 miwest0° 11' 18.3"12.95 misouth1003.56 mi
24 hours11° 13' 15.7"774.62 mieast4° 35' 53.4"315.94 misouth837.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MelekeokWed 1:46 AM605 km376 miles327 nmNorthwest NW
ManokwariWed 1:46 AM699 km434 miles377 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraWed 1:46 AM725 km451 miles392 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaWed 2:46 AM1289 km801 miles696 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DavaoWed 12:46 AM1476 km917 miles797 nmWest-northwest WNW
General SantosWed 12:46 AM1501 km933 miles811 nmWest W
ManadoWed 12:46 AM1535 km954 miles829 nmWest W
Port MoresbyWed 2:46 AM1739 km1081 miles939 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GorontaloWed 12:46 AM1749 km1087 miles944 nmWest W
DiliWed 1:46 AM1966 km1222 miles1062 nmSouthwest SW

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