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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 13:46:00 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 13:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 21' North, Longitude: 159° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.04 meters/second, 1605.8 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.5"16.63 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 32' 33.2"997.65 miwest0° 10' 35.1"12.12 misouth997.92 mi
24 hours10° 59' 21.4"753.90 mieast4° 23' 26.5"301.70 misouth814.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 3:46 AM653 km406 miles353 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluTue 3:46 AM1554 km966 miles839 nmNorth N
Baker IslandTue 1:46 AM2044 km1270 miles1104 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 2:46 AM2261 km1405 miles1221 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Wed 3:46 AM2707 km1682 miles1462 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiWed 1:46 AM2942 km1828 miles1589 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteTue 3:46 AM2962 km1840 miles1599 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayTue 2:46 AM2977 km1850 miles1608 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaWed 1:46 AM3120 km1939 miles1685 nmWest W
AlofiTue 2:46 AM3136 km1949 miles1693 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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