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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 Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 07:34:00 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: 11%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:21 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 07:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 40' North, Longitude: 104° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.69 meters/second, 1611.7 km/hour, 1001.5 miles/hour or 870.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 31' 28.8"1001.37 miwest0° 11' 17.3"12.93 minorth1001.32 mi
24 hours11° 19' 49.4"781.15 mieast4° 18' 55.0"296.54 minorth832.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KuantanWed 3:34 PM151 km94 miles82 nmSouthwest SW
Kuala LumpurWed 3:34 PM343 km213 miles185 nmWest-southwest WSW
SerembanWed 3:34 PM352 km218 miles190 nmSouthwest SW
Johor BahruWed 3:34 PM360 km224 miles195 nmSouth S
Malacca CityWed 3:34 PM362 km225 miles195 nmSouthwest SW
IpohWed 3:34 PM364 km226 miles196 nmWest W
SingaporeWed 3:34 PM378 km235 miles204 nmSouth S
Tanjung PinangWed 2:34 PM412 km256 miles223 nmSouth S
George TownWed 3:34 PM458 km285 miles247 nmWest W
Alor SetarWed 3:34 PM475 km295 miles256 nmWest-northwest WNW
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