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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 15:58:00 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 15:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 05' South, Longitude: 145° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.60 meters/second, 1582.6 km/hour, 983.4 miles/hour or 854.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.39 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 29' 00.3"983.14 miwest0° 10' 29.9"12.03 misouth982.92 mi
24 hours12° 46' 14.7"866.91 mieast3° 55' 15.5"269.54 misouth901.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSat 6:28 AM730 km454 miles394 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteSat 5:58 AM820 km509 miles443 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaSat 5:58 AM1866 km1159 miles1007 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSun 5:58 AM1918 km1192 miles1036 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownSat 7:58 AM2267 km1409 miles1224 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiSat 4:58 AM2733 km1698 miles1476 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSun 4:58 AM2790 km1734 miles1507 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 5:58 AM2836 km1762 miles1531 nmWest W
NukualofaSun 4:58 AM3327 km2067 miles1796 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSat 3:58 AM3614 km2246 miles1951 nmWest-northwest WNW
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