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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 14:18:00 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 14:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 45' South, Longitude: 145° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.15 meters/second, 1616.9 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
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.5"1004.61 miwest0° 11' 37.8"13.32 misouth1004.65 mi
24 hours11° 27' 48.5"792.57 mieast4° 37' 38.7"317.96 misouth852.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeThu 4:48 AM1017 km632 miles549 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiFri 4:18 AM1415 km879 miles764 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteThu 4:18 AM1813 km1126 miles979 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaThu 4:18 AM2678 km1664 miles1446 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluThu 4:18 AM2902 km1803 miles1567 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoFri 3:18 AM3009 km1870 miles1625 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownThu 6:18 AM3044 km1892 miles1644 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Apia *Fri 4:18 AM3222 km2002 miles1740 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 3:18 AM3311 km2057 miles1788 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 2:18 AM3495 km2172 miles1887 nmWest W

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