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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 15:26:00 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 15:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 04' North, Longitude: 176° 16' 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
1 minute0° 14' 32.5"16.64 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 32' 33.4"998.30 miwest0° 10' 39.0"12.20 misouth998.57 mi
24 hours349° 00' 25.0"754.65 miwest4° 24' 40.3"303.11 misouth815.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroWed 3:26 AM559 km347 miles302 nmWest W
TarawaWed 3:26 AM721 km448 miles390 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandTue 3:26 AM1108 km688 miles598 nmSoutheast SE
YarenWed 3:26 AM1335 km829 miles721 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandWed 3:26 AM1706 km1060 miles921 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiWed 3:26 AM1754 km1090 miles947 nmSouth S
PalikirWed 2:26 AM1999 km1242 miles1079 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 4:26 AM2286 km1420 miles1234 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayTue 4:26 AM2435 km1513 miles1315 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraWed 2:26 AM2568 km1596 miles1387 nmSouthwest SW

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