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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 15:58:00 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 15:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 04' South, Longitude: 169° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.04 meters/second, 1616.5 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' 45.8"1004.36 miwest0° 11' 37.9"13.32 misouth1004.38 mi
24 hours11° 29' 39.0"794.55 mieast4° 37' 15.7"317.52 misouth853.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiFri 4:58 AM237 km147 miles128 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 3:58 AM831 km517 miles449 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoFri 4:58 AM834 km518 miles450 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Fri 5:58 AM1328 km825 miles717 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiFri 5:58 AM1407 km874 miles760 nmEast-northeast ENE
FunafutiFri 3:58 AM1453 km903 miles785 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 4:58 AM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmSouth S
TarawaFri 3:58 AM2001 km1244 miles1081 nmWest W
NukualofaFri 4:58 AM2203 km1369 miles1189 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Suva *Fri 4:58 AM2223 km1381 miles1200 nmSouthwest SW

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