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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 Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 13:58:00 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: 76%

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 Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 13:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 56' North, Longitude: 151° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.08 meters/second, 1616.7 km/hour, 1004.6 miles/hour or 872.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 32' 25.2"1004.46 miwest0° 11' 20.0"12.98 misouth1004.62 mi
24 hours11° 07' 37.9"768.68 mieast4° 36' 20.5"316.45 misouth831.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 3:58 AM668 km415 miles361 nmWest W
HonoluluWed 3:58 AM2150 km1336 miles1161 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteWed 3:58 AM2272 km1412 miles1227 nmSouth S
FakaofoThu 2:58 AM2584 km1606 miles1395 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandWed 1:58 AM2804 km1742 miles1514 nmWest W
RarotongaWed 3:58 AM2823 km1754 miles1525 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Thu 3:58 AM2913 km1810 miles1573 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiWed 2:58 AM3164 km1966 miles1708 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiThu 1:58 AM3496 km2172 miles1888 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaThu 2:58 AM3716 km2309 miles2006 nmSouthwest SW

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