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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 Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 12:34:00 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: 85%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 34' North, Longitude: 142° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.83 meters/second, 1605.0 km/hour, 997.3 miles/hour or 866.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.62 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 32' 33.0"997.17 miwest0° 10' 32.2"12.07 misouth997.44 mi
24 hours10° 59' 13.4"753.39 mieast4° 22' 31.4"300.65 misouth814.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 2:34 AM1808 km1123 miles976 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluTue 2:34 AM2280 km1417 miles1231 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteTue 2:34 AM2896 km1800 miles1564 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaTue 2:34 AM3728 km2317 miles2013 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoWed 1:34 AM3739 km2323 miles2019 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los AngelesTue 4:34 AM3817 km2372 miles2061 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownTue 4:34 AM3836 km2383 miles2071 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San FranciscoTue 4:34 AM3886 km2415 miles2098 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandTue 12:34 AM3907 km2427 miles2109 nmWest W
HermosilloTue 5:34 AM4033 km2506 miles2178 nmNortheast NE

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