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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 14:34:00 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: 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 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 49' North, Longitude: 160° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.12 meters/second, 1616.8 km/hour, 1004.6 miles/hour or 873.0 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' 24.8"1004.55 miwest0° 11' 20.8"12.99 misouth1004.71 mi
24 hours11° 07' 58.7"769.15 mieast4° 36' 31.3"316.66 misouth832.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 4:34 AM330 km205 miles178 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoThu 3:34 AM1824 km1133 miles985 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 2:34 AM1840 km1143 miles994 nmWest W
HonoluluWed 4:34 AM2062 km1281 miles1113 nmNorth N
Apia *Thu 4:34 AM2244 km1394 miles1212 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteWed 4:34 AM2533 km1574 miles1367 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiThu 2:34 AM2611 km1622 miles1410 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiWed 3:34 AM2644 km1643 miles1428 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaWed 4:34 AM2660 km1653 miles1436 nmSouth S
TarawaThu 2:34 AM2991 km1859 miles1615 nmWest W

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