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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 13:44:00 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: 84%

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 13:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 22' North, Longitude: 159° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.04 meters/second, 1605.7 km/hour, 997.8 miles/hour or 867.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.5"16.63 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 32' 33.2"997.64 miwest0° 10' 35.0"12.12 misouth997.91 mi
24 hours10° 59' 21.2"753.89 mieast4° 23' 24.9"301.67 misouth814.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 3:44 AM636 km395 miles343 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluTue 3:44 AM1549 km962 miles836 nmNorth N
Baker IslandTue 1:44 AM2094 km1301 miles1131 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 2:44 AM2293 km1425 miles1238 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Wed 3:44 AM2735 km1699 miles1477 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteTue 3:44 AM2943 km1829 miles1589 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiWed 1:44 AM2986 km1855 miles1612 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayTue 2:44 AM3009 km1870 miles1625 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiTue 2:44 AM3157 km1961 miles1704 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaTue 3:44 AM3164 km1966 miles1708 nmSouth S

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