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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 14:44:00 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 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 11' North, Longitude: 173° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.21 meters/second, 1606.4 km/hour, 998.1 miles/hour or 867.4 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 misouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 32' 33.3"998.03 miwest0° 10' 37.4"12.17 misouth998.30 mi
24 hours10° 59' 28.9"754.33 mieast4° 24' 09.6"302.52 misouth815.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandTue 2:44 AM838 km521 miles453 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaWed 2:44 AM1622 km1008 miles876 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 2:44 AM1683 km1046 miles909 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 3:44 AM1848 km1149 miles998 nmSouth S
KiritimatiWed 4:44 AM1894 km1177 miles1023 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiWed 2:44 AM1912 km1188 miles1033 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluTue 4:44 AM2302 km1430 miles1243 nmNortheast NE
YarenWed 2:44 AM2330 km1448 miles1258 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Wed 4:44 AM2333 km1450 miles1260 nmSouth S
MidwayTue 3:44 AM2362 km1468 miles1275 nmNorth N

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