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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 15:58:00 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: 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 15:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 01' South, Longitude: 133° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.73 meters/second, 1554.2 km/hour, 965.7 miles/hour or 839.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.09 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 27' 00.9"965.47 miwest0° 08' 54.7"10.21 misouth965.19 mi
24 hours13° 35' 43.1"908.37 mieast3° 08' 11.5"215.68 misouth926.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsSun 6:58 AM921 km572 miles497 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TaiohaeSun 6:28 AM967 km601 miles522 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownSun 7:58 AM1155 km718 miles624 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteSun 5:58 AM1787 km1110 miles965 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sun 10:58 AM2796 km1737 miles1510 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaSun 5:58 AM2907 km1806 miles1570 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 5:58 AM3262 km2027 miles1762 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSun 4:58 AM3944 km2451 miles2129 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Mon 5:58 AM4173 km2593 miles2253 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 4:58 AM4197 km2608 miles2266 nmWest W
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