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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 Friday, January 4, 2013 at 14:28:00 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: 56%

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 Friday, January 4, 2013 at 14:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 24' South, Longitude: 136° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.01 meters/second, 1605.6 km/hour, 997.7 miles/hour or 867.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.63 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.9"997.55 miwest0° 11' 24.2"13.06 misouth997.45 mi
24 hours12° 00' 14.1"825.16 mieast4° 25' 26.9"304.04 misouth875.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeFri 4:58 AM473 km294 miles255 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteFri 4:28 AM1914 km1189 miles1033 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownFri 6:28 AM2162 km1343 miles1167 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiSat 4:28 AM2531 km1573 miles1367 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaFri 4:28 AM3033 km1885 miles1638 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Fri 9:28 AM3641 km2262 miles1966 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluFri 4:28 AM3879 km2411 miles2095 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoSat 3:28 AM3887 km2415 miles2099 nmWest W
AlofiFri 3:28 AM3920 km2436 miles2117 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sat 4:28 AM3991 km2480 miles2155 nmWest-southwest WSW

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