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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 14:58:00 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: 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 14:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 30' South, Longitude: 143° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.91 meters/second, 1605.3 km/hour, 997.5 miles/hour or 866.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.62 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 41.3"997.33 miwest0° 11' 23.6"13.05 misouth997.23 mi
24 hours12° 01' 01.7"825.91 mieast4° 25' 02.2"303.57 misouth875.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeFri 5:28 AM507 km315 miles274 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteFri 4:58 AM1395 km867 miles753 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiSat 4:58 AM1808 km1124 miles976 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaFri 4:58 AM2406 km1495 miles1299 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownFri 6:58 AM2493 km1549 miles1346 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoSat 3:58 AM3090 km1920 miles1668 nmWest W
AlofiFri 3:58 AM3194 km1985 miles1725 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sat 4:58 AM3215 km1998 miles1736 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluFri 4:58 AM3460 km2150 miles1868 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandFri 2:58 AM3754 km2332 miles2027 nmWest W

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