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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 15:42:00 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 15:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 01' South, Longitude: 165° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.06 meters/second, 1616.6 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' 46.4"1004.40 miwest0° 11' 37.9"13.32 misouth1004.43 mi
24 hours11° 29' 21.2"794.23 mieast4° 37' 19.7"317.60 misouth853.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiFri 4:42 AM611 km380 miles330 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 5:42 AM1003 km623 miles542 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoFri 4:42 AM1033 km642 miles558 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 3:42 AM1248 km776 miles674 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 5:42 AM1479 km919 miles799 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 3:42 AM1842 km1144 miles994 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 4:42 AM1946 km1209 miles1050 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaThu 5:42 AM2214 km1376 miles1196 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaFri 4:42 AM2364 km1469 miles1276 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaFri 3:42 AM2425 km1507 miles1309 nmWest W

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