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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 Friday, January 3, 2014 at 04:22:00 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: 5%

Previous phaseNew MoonWednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:16 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:41 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 04:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 36' South, Longitude: 140° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.26 meters/second, 1559.7 km/hour, 969.2 miles/hour or 842.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"16.15 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 24' 44.8"969.01 miwest0° 09' 17.3"10.64 minorth969.39 mi
24 hours13° 45' 22.8"924.91 mieast4° 03' 39.5"279.14 minorth972.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
WeipaFri 2:22 PM223 km138 miles120 nmEast-northeast ENE
CairnsFri 2:22 PM717 km446 miles387 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyFri 2:22 PM904 km562 miles488 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tennant CreekFri 1:52 PM915 km569 miles494 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinFri 1:52 PM1006 km625 miles543 nmWest W
JayapuraFri 1:22 PM1225 km761 miles662 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsFri 1:52 PM1294 km804 miles699 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManokwariFri 1:22 PM1555 km966 miles839 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliFri 1:22 PM1675 km1041 miles905 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneFri 2:22 PM2044 km1270 miles1104 nmSoutheast SE
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