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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 18:26:00 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: 33%

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 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 23' South, Longitude: 168° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.88 meters/second, 1551.2 km/hour, 963.8 miles/hour or 837.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.06 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 26' 47.9"963.57 miwest0° 08' 42.3"9.98 misouth963.28 mi
24 hours13° 40' 49.2"912.47 mieast3° 02' 16.7"208.91 misouth929.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pago PagoSun 7:26 AM249 km155 miles134 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Mon 8:26 AM373 km232 miles202 nmWest-northwest WNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Mon 8:26 AM422 km262 miles228 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSun 7:26 AM427 km265 miles231 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NeiafuMon 7:26 AM670 km416 miles362 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoMon 7:26 AM720 km447 miles389 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PangaiMon 7:26 AM776 km482 miles419 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaMon 7:26 AM938 km583 miles507 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaSun 8:26 AM1143 km710 miles617 nmSoutheast SE
Suva *Mon 7:26 AM1407 km874 miles760 nmWest-southwest WSW
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