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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 04:32:00 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 04:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 34' South, Longitude: 137° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.31 meters/second, 1559.9 km/hour, 969.3 miles/hour or 842.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"16.15 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 24' 45.5"969.13 miwest0° 09' 18.2"10.66 minorth969.50 mi
24 hours13° 45' 04.7"924.67 mieast4° 03' 56.1"279.45 minorth972.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DarwinFri 2:02 PM748 km465 miles404 nmWest W
Tennant CreekFri 2:02 PM767 km476 miles414 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsFri 2:32 PM949 km590 miles512 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyFri 2:32 PM1137 km706 miles614 nmEast-northeast ENE
Alice SpringsFri 2:02 PM1189 km739 miles642 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraFri 1:32 PM1266 km787 miles684 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DiliFri 1:32 PM1430 km888 miles772 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManokwariFri 1:32 PM1460 km907 miles788 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManadoFri 12:32 PM2184 km1357 miles1179 nmNorthwest NW
EuclaFri 1:17 PM2195 km1364 miles1185 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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