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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 Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 00:30:00 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: 6%

Previous phaseThird QuarterFriday, January 24, 2014 at 5:21 AM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, January 30, 2014 at 9:40 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 12' South, Longitude: 147° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.65 meters/second, 1521.5 km/hour, 945.4 miles/hour or 821.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.76 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 minorth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 22' 59.8"945.19 miwest0° 04' 32.1"5.20 minorth945.41 mi
24 hours14° 42' 35.1"966.63 mieast2° 25' 04.3"166.27 minorth987.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TownsvilleWed 10:30 AM116 km72 miles63 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsWed 10:30 AM197 km123 miles107 nmNorthwest NW
Charters TowersWed 10:30 AM225 km140 miles121 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyWed 10:30 AM968 km602 miles523 nmNorth N
BrisbaneWed 10:30 AM1194 km742 miles645 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Alice SpringsWed 10:00 AM1501 km933 miles811 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraWed 11:30 AM1696 km1054 miles916 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sydney *Wed 11:30 AM1783 km1108 miles963 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinWed 10:00 AM1854 km1152 miles1001 nmWest-northwest WNW
JayapuraWed 9:30 AM1867 km1160 miles1008 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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