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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 Saturday, January 5, 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: 45%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 14:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 55' South, Longitude: 131° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.90 meters/second, 1583.6 km/hour, 984.0 miles/hour or 855.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.0"16.40 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 29' 04.9"983.82 miwest0° 10' 33.0"12.08 misouth983.60 mi
24 hours12° 44' 15.9"865.18 mieast3° 56' 49.0"271.32 misouth900.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSat 5:28 AM920 km572 miles497 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownSat 6:58 AM1572 km977 miles849 nmSouth S
PapeeteSat 4:58 AM2098 km1304 miles1133 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sat 9:58 AM2918 km1813 miles1575 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiSun 4:58 AM3207 km1993 miles1732 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaSat 4:58 AM3243 km2015 miles1751 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSat 3:58 AM4237 km2633 miles2288 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSun 3:58 AM4373 km2717 miles2361 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 4:58 AM4405 km2737 miles2378 nmWest W
HonoluluSat 4:58 AM4595 km2855 miles2481 nmNorthwest NW

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