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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 14:08:00 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 14:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 17' North, Longitude: 164° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.11 meters/second, 1606.0 km/hour, 997.9 miles/hour or 867.2 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"997.80 miwest0° 10' 36.0"12.14 misouth998.07 mi
24 hours10° 59' 24.1"754.07 mieast4° 23' 42.9"302.01 misouth815.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 4:08 AM1026 km637 miles554 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandTue 2:08 AM1512 km940 miles816 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluTue 4:08 AM1724 km1071 miles931 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoWed 3:08 AM1974 km1227 miles1066 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Wed 4:08 AM2459 km1528 miles1328 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiWed 2:08 AM2487 km1546 miles1343 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaWed 2:08 AM2543 km1580 miles1373 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 2:08 AM2646 km1644 miles1429 nmWest W
MidwayTue 3:08 AM2665 km1656 miles1439 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiTue 3:08 AM2966 km1843 miles1602 nmSouth S

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