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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 Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 15:34:00 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: 34%

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 Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 15:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 57' South, Longitude: 127° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.86 meters/second, 1554.7 km/hour, 966.1 miles/hour or 839.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.10 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 27' 03.0"965.78 miwest0° 08' 56.7"10.25 misouth965.49 mi
24 hours13° 34' 53.4"907.70 mieast3° 09' 07.9"216.76 misouth926.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 7:34 AM1158 km720 miles625 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sun 10:34 AM2293 km1425 miles1238 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSun 5:34 AM2400 km1491 miles1296 nmWest W
RarotongaSun 5:34 AM3504 km2177 miles1892 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 5:34 AM3799 km2361 miles2051 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSun 4:34 AM4554 km2829 miles2459 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Mon 5:34 AM4793 km2978 miles2588 nmWest W
Mexico CitySun 9:34 AM4894 km3041 miles2643 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaMon 4:34 AM5103 km3171 miles2755 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuatemalaSun 9:34 AM5200 km3231 miles2808 nmNortheast NE

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