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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 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: 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 16:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 43' South, Longitude: 160° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.68 meters/second, 1604.5 km/hour, 997.0 miles/hour or 866.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.61 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 37.2"996.81 miwest0° 11' 22.0"13.02 misouth996.70 mi
24 hours12° 02' 54.3"827.69 mieast4° 24' 03.1"302.45 misouth876.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 6:08 AM1004 km624 miles542 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoSat 5:08 AM1242 km772 miles671 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sat 6:08 AM1484 km922 miles801 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaFri 6:08 AM1607 km998 miles868 nmSouth S
PapeeteFri 6:08 AM1669 km1037 miles901 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiFri 5:08 AM1718 km1067 miles927 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 4:08 AM1955 km1215 miles1056 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 5:08 AM2264 km1407 miles1223 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSat 4:08 AM2271 km1411 miles1226 nmWest W
Suva *Sat 5:08 AM2633 km1636 miles1422 nmWest-southwest WSW

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