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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 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: 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 15:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 37' North, Longitude: 174° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.18 meters/second, 1617.0 km/hour, 1004.8 miles/hour or 873.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 23.8"1004.69 miwest0° 11' 22.0"13.02 misouth1004.84 mi
24 hours11° 08' 34.6"769.96 mieast4° 36' 48.3"316.98 misouth833.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandWed 3:34 AM335 km208 miles181 nmSouthwest SW
RawakiThu 4:34 AM829 km515 miles448 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaThu 3:34 AM1376 km855 miles743 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 4:34 AM1380 km858 miles745 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiThu 3:34 AM1406 km873 miles759 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroThu 3:34 AM1643 km1021 miles887 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Thu 5:34 AM1848 km1149 miles998 nmSouth S
KiritimatiThu 5:34 AM1932 km1201 miles1043 nmEast E
YarenThu 3:34 AM2077 km1291 miles1121 nmWest W
Suva *Thu 4:34 AM2417 km1502 miles1305 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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