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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 14:32:00 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 14:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 47' South, Longitude: 148° 32' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.0"1004.58 miwest0° 11' 37.8"13.32 misouth1004.61 mi
24 hours11° 28' 03.9"792.85 mieast4° 37' 35.7"317.90 misouth852.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 4:32 AM1060 km659 miles572 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteThu 4:32 AM1745 km1084 miles942 nmSouth S
RarotongaThu 4:32 AM2473 km1537 miles1335 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoFri 3:32 AM2650 km1646 miles1431 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluThu 4:32 AM2750 km1709 miles1485 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Fri 4:32 AM2884 km1792 miles1557 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 3:32 AM3014 km1873 miles1627 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 2:32 AM3119 km1938 miles1684 nmWest W
AdamstownThu 6:32 AM3248 km2018 miles1754 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaFri 3:32 AM3599 km2236 miles1943 nmSouthwest SW
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