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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 16:58:00 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: 44%

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 16:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 16' South, Longitude: 160° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.30 meters/second, 1581.5 km/hour, 982.7 miles/hour or 853.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.38 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 28' 55.6"982.47 miwest0° 10' 26.9"11.97 misouth982.24 mi
24 hours12° 48' 14.3"868.64 mieast3° 53' 40.4"267.73 misouth902.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaSat 6:58 AM1104 km686 miles596 nmSouth S
FakaofoSun 5:58 AM1216 km755 miles656 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 6:58 AM1278 km794 miles690 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSat 5:58 AM1345 km835 miles726 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteSat 6:58 AM1349 km838 miles728 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiSun 6:58 AM1489 km925 miles804 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NukualofaSun 5:58 AM1929 km1199 miles1042 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSat 4:58 AM2193 km1363 miles1184 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiSun 4:58 AM2266 km1408 miles1224 nmWest W
Suva *Sun 5:58 AM2412 km1498 miles1302 nmWest-southwest WSW

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