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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 Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 18:30:00 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: 79%

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 Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 55' South, Longitude: 135° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.49 meters/second, 1607.4 km/hour, 998.8 miles/hour or 867.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.64 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.2"998.63 miwest0° 11' 20.7"12.99 misouth998.55 mi
24 hours11° 52' 19.6"816.84 mieast4° 23' 38.8"301.97 misouth867.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManokwariFri 3:30 AM598 km372 miles323 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JayapuraFri 3:30 AM643 km400 miles347 nmNortheast NE
AmbonFri 3:30 AM900 km559 miles486 nmWest-northwest WNW
DarwinFri 4:00 AM918 km571 miles496 nmSouthwest SW
DiliFri 3:30 AM1186 km737 miles640 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyFri 4:30 AM1296 km805 miles700 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManadoFri 2:30 AM1486 km923 miles802 nmWest-northwest WNW
MelekeokFri 3:30 AM1492 km927 miles805 nmNorth N
GorontaloFri 2:30 AM1604 km997 miles866 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsFri 4:30 AM1618 km1005 miles874 nmSoutheast SE

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