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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 16:08:00 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 16:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 06' South, Longitude: 171° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.03 meters/second, 1616.5 km/hour, 1004.4 miles/hour or 872.8 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' 45.5"1004.33 miwest0° 11' 37.9"13.32 misouth1004.35 mi
24 hours11° 29' 50.4"794.75 mieast4° 37' 13.1"317.47 misouth853.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Kanton IslandFri 5:08 AM80 km49 miles43 nmSouth S
RawakiFri 5:08 AM215 km134 miles116 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandThu 4:08 AM581 km361 miles314 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoFri 5:08 AM806 km501 miles435 nmSouth S
FunafutiFri 4:08 AM1224 km761 miles661 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Fri 6:08 AM1298 km806 miles701 nmSouth S
KiritimatiFri 6:08 AM1666 km1035 miles900 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaFri 4:08 AM1738 km1080 miles939 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiThu 5:08 AM1886 km1172 miles1018 nmSouth S
Suva *Fri 5:08 AM2072 km1287 miles1119 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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