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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 Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 14:08:00 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: 67%

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 Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 14:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 43' South, Longitude: 142° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.16 meters/second, 1617.0 km/hour, 1004.7 miles/hour or 873.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.7"1004.64 miwest0° 11' 37.7"13.32 misouth1004.67 mi
24 hours11° 27' 37.6"792.38 mieast4° 37' 40.8"318.00 misouth852.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeThu 4:38 AM881 km548 miles476 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiFri 4:08 AM1674 km1040 miles904 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteThu 4:08 AM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaThu 4:08 AM2844 km1767 miles1536 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownThu 6:08 AM2918 km1813 miles1576 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluThu 4:08 AM3034 km1885 miles1638 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoFri 3:08 AM3269 km2031 miles1765 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 4:08 AM3467 km2155 miles1872 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 3:08 AM3531 km2194 miles1907 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 2:08 AM3764 km2339 miles2032 nmWest W
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