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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 14:28:00 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 14:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 47' South, Longitude: 147° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.14 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' 49.0"1004.59 miwest0° 11' 37.8"13.32 misouth1004.62 mi
24 hours11° 27' 59.4"792.77 mieast4° 37' 36.5"317.92 misouth852.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 4:28 AM1160 km721 miles626 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteThu 4:28 AM1757 km1092 miles949 nmSouth S
RarotongaThu 4:28 AM2528 km1571 miles1365 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoFri 3:28 AM2752 km1710 miles1486 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluThu 4:28 AM2789 km1733 miles1506 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Fri 4:28 AM2980 km1852 miles1609 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 3:28 AM3097 km1924 miles1672 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownThu 6:28 AM3187 km1980 miles1721 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandThu 2:28 AM3226 km2005 miles1742 nmWest W
NukualofaFri 3:28 AM3685 km2290 miles1990 nmSouthwest SW

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