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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 05:42:00 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: 12%

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 05:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 18' South, Longitude: 134° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.84 meters/second, 1587.0 km/hour, 986.1 miles/hour or 856.9 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 minorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 26' 38.9"986.02 miwest0° 10' 59.7"12.59 minorth986.35 mi
24 hours13° 00' 48.9"888.37 mieast4° 33' 38.1"313.39 minorth946.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DarwinSat 3:12 PM535 km333 miles289 nmSouthwest SW
BaucauSat 2:42 PM895 km556 miles483 nmWest W
ManokwariSat 2:42 PM933 km580 miles504 nmNorth N
AmbonSat 2:42 PM937 km582 miles506 nmNorthwest NW
SameSat 2:42 PM978 km608 miles528 nmWest W
DiliSat 2:42 PM989 km615 miles534 nmWest W
JayapuraSat 2:42 PM1012 km629 miles546 nmNortheast NE
SuaiSat 2:42 PM1020 km634 miles551 nmWest W
Port MoresbySat 3:42 PM1389 km863 miles750 nmEast E
KendariSat 1:42 PM1453 km903 miles785 nmWest-northwest WNW
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