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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 16:46:00 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: 83%

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 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 49' North, Longitude: 156° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.56 meters/second, 1607.6 km/hour, 998.9 miles/hour or 868.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.5"16.65 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 misouth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 32' 33.6"998.81 miwest0° 10' 42.0"12.26 misouth999.07 mi
24 hours10° 59' 47.8"755.28 mieast4° 25' 37.3"304.19 misouth816.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirWed 3:46 AM144 km89 miles78 nmEast E
KoloniaWed 3:46 AM149 km93 miles81 nmEast E
YarenWed 4:46 AM1381 km858 miles746 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaWed 2:46 AM1517 km943 miles819 nmWest-northwest WNW
MajuroWed 4:46 AM1584 km984 miles855 nmEast E
Wake IslandWed 4:46 AM1738 km1080 miles938 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraWed 3:46 AM1830 km1137 miles988 nmSouth S
TarawaWed 4:46 AM1888 km1173 miles1019 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraWed 1:46 AM2073 km1288 miles1119 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyWed 2:46 AM2096 km1302 miles1132 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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