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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 15:32:00 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: 66%

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 15:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 59' South, Longitude: 163° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.07 meters/second, 1616.7 km/hour, 1004.5 miles/hour or 872.9 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 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 46.8"1004.43 miwest0° 11' 37.9"13.32 misouth1004.46 mi
24 hours11° 29' 10.0"794.03 mieast4° 37' 22.1"317.64 misouth853.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 5:32 AM766 km476 miles414 nmNortheast NE
RawakiFri 4:32 AM872 km542 miles471 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 4:32 AM1219 km757 miles658 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 3:32 AM1513 km940 miles817 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 5:32 AM1624 km1009 miles877 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiThu 4:32 AM2031 km1262 miles1096 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 3:32 AM2092 km1300 miles1130 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaThu 5:32 AM2159 km1342 miles1166 nmSouth S
PapeeteThu 5:32 AM2266 km1408 miles1224 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaFri 4:32 AM2495 km1550 miles1347 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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