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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 15:08:00 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: 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 15:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 32' South, Longitude: 145° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.88 meters/second, 1605.2 km/hour, 997.4 miles/hour or 866.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.62 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 40.6"997.26 miwest0° 11' 23.3"13.04 misouth997.15 mi
24 hours12° 01' 17.8"826.17 mieast4° 24' 54.0"303.42 misouth875.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeFri 5:38 AM743 km462 miles401 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteFri 5:08 AM1285 km799 miles694 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiSat 5:08 AM1585 km985 miles856 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaFri 5:08 AM2219 km1379 miles1198 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownFri 7:08 AM2645 km1643 miles1428 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoSat 4:08 AM2824 km1755 miles1525 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 5:08 AM2959 km1839 miles1598 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 4:08 AM2959 km1839 miles1598 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluFri 5:08 AM3351 km2082 miles1809 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandFri 3:08 AM3491 km2169 miles1885 nmWest W
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