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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, January 4, 2014 at 05:32:00 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: 11%

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 Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 05:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 19' South, Longitude: 136° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.79 meters/second, 1586.8 km/hour, 986.0 miles/hour or 856.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.43 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 26' 38.1"985.92 miwest0° 10' 59.2"12.59 minorth986.25 mi
24 hours13° 01' 05.6"888.61 mieast4° 33' 30.7"313.26 minorth946.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DarwinSat 3:02 PM753 km468 miles406 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraSat 2:32 PM858 km533 miles463 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManokwariSat 2:32 PM989 km614 miles534 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port MoresbySat 3:32 PM1124 km699 miles607 nmEast E
DiliSat 2:32 PM1253 km779 miles677 nmWest W
CairnsSat 3:32 PM1273 km791 miles687 nmSoutheast SE
Alice SpringsSat 3:02 PM1624 km1009 miles877 nmSouth S
ManadoSat 1:32 PM1798 km1117 miles971 nmNorthwest NW
MelekeokSat 2:32 PM1878 km1167 miles1014 nmNorth N
GorontaloSat 1:32 PM1887 km1172 miles1019 nmNorthwest NW
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