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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 15:24:00 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 15:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 04' North, Longitude: 176° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.33 meters/second, 1606.8 km/hour, 998.4 miles/hour or 867.6 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' 33.4"998.29 miwest0° 10' 38.9"12.20 misouth998.56 mi
24 hours349° 00' 25.2"754.64 miwest4° 24' 38.8"303.08 misouth815.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroWed 3:24 AM612 km381 miles331 nmWest W
TarawaWed 3:24 AM750 km466 miles405 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandTue 3:24 AM1070 km665 miles577 nmSoutheast SE
YarenWed 3:24 AM1378 km856 miles744 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandWed 3:24 AM1738 km1080 miles938 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiWed 3:24 AM1745 km1084 miles942 nmSouth S
PalikirWed 2:24 AM2053 km1275 miles1108 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 4:24 AM2254 km1401 miles1217 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayTue 4:24 AM2421 km1504 miles1307 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraWed 2:24 AM2607 km1620 miles1408 nmSouthwest SW
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