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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 15:34:00 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 15:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 02' North, Longitude: 174° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.36 meters/second, 1606.9 km/hour, 998.5 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"998.36 miwest0° 10' 39.3"12.20 misouth998.62 mi
24 hours349° 00' 23.8"754.71 miwest4° 24' 46.1"303.22 misouth815.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroWed 3:34 AM345 km214 miles186 nmWest W
TarawaWed 3:34 AM639 km397 miles345 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenWed 3:34 AM1173 km729 miles634 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 3:34 AM1271 km790 miles686 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandWed 3:34 AM1589 km987 miles858 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalikirWed 2:34 AM1785 km1109 miles964 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 3:34 AM1804 km1121 miles974 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraWed 2:34 AM2420 km1504 miles1307 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoWed 4:34 AM2420 km1504 miles1307 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayTue 4:34 AM2502 km1555 miles1351 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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