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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 14:54:00 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 14:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 09' North, Longitude: 175° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.24 meters/second, 1606.5 km/hour, 998.2 miles/hour or 867.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.5"16.64 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 32' 33.3"998.10 miwest0° 10' 37.8"12.17 misouth998.36 mi
24 hours10° 59' 30.3"754.41 mieast4° 24' 17.0"302.66 misouth815.53 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 2:54 AM772 km480 miles417 nmSouth S
TarawaWed 2:54 AM1377 km856 miles744 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 2:54 AM1416 km880 miles764 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 2:54 AM1813 km1127 miles979 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoWed 3:54 AM1902 km1182 miles1027 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenWed 2:54 AM2080 km1293 miles1123 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiWed 4:54 AM2150 km1336 miles1161 nmEast-southeast ESE
Wake IslandWed 2:54 AM2308 km1434 miles1246 nmNorthwest NW
MidwayTue 3:54 AM2335 km1451 miles1261 nmNorth N
Apia *Wed 4:54 AM2367 km1471 miles1278 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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