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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 16:56:00 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: 93%

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 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 36' North, Longitude: 136° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.61 meters/second, 1615.0 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 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 32' 05.3"1003.41 miwest0° 11' 18.6"12.95 misouth1003.59 mi
24 hours11° 13' 19.4"774.72 mieast4° 35' 56.7"316.00 misouth837.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MelekeokWed 1:56 AM460 km286 miles248 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManokwariWed 1:56 AM541 km336 miles292 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraWed 1:56 AM853 km530 miles461 nmSoutheast SE
SofifiWed 1:56 AM997 km619 miles538 nmWest-southwest WSW
TernateWed 1:56 AM1013 km630 miles547 nmWest-southwest WSW
DavaoWed 12:56 AM1220 km758 miles659 nmWest-northwest WNW
General SantosWed 12:56 AM1239 km770 miles669 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManadoWed 12:56 AM1269 km789 miles685 nmWest W
HagåtñaWed 2:56 AM1452 km902 miles784 nmNortheast NE
GorontaloWed 12:56 AM1485 km923 miles802 nmWest-southwest WSW

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