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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 Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 09:40:00 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: 55%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, October 11, 2013 at 11:04 PM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, October 18, 2013 at 11:39 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 09:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 04' South, Longitude: 129° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.19 meters/second, 1545.1 km/hour, 960.1 miles/hour or 834.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.00 miwest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 minorth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 26' 25.2"959.88 miwest0° 06' 57.0"7.97 minorth960.19 mi
24 hours13° 12' 25.2"877.92 mieast3° 12' 03.9"220.08 minorth911.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DarwinSat 7:10 PM411 km255 miles222 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Tennant CreekSat 7:10 PM601 km374 miles325 nmSoutheast SE
SuaiSat 6:40 PM903 km561 miles487 nmNorthwest NW
SameSat 6:40 PM909 km565 miles491 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BaucauSat 6:40 PM922 km573 miles498 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alice SpringsSat 7:10 PM940 km584 miles508 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KupangSat 5:40 PM948 km589 miles512 nmNorthwest NW
DiliSat 6:40 PM956 km594 miles516 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarSat 5:40 PM1667 km1036 miles900 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsSat 7:40 PM1695 km1053 miles915 nmEast E

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