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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 Monday, January 7, 2013 at 17:26:00 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: 23%

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 Monday, January 7, 2013 at 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 18' South, Longitude: 140° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.32 meters/second, 1523.9 km/hour, 946.9 miles/hour or 822.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"15.78 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 misouth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 24' 49.3"946.61 miwest0° 06' 22.0"7.30 misouth946.35 mi
24 hours14° 24' 43.5"946.50 mieast1° 57' 54.1"135.16 misouth950.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsMon 8:26 AM794 km493 miles429 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteMon 7:26 AM954 km593 miles515 nmWest W
AdamstownMon 9:26 AM1318 km819 miles712 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaMon 7:26 AM2035 km1264 miles1099 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 7:26 AM2888 km1795 miles1560 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiMon 6:26 AM3091 km1921 miles1669 nmWest W
Easter Island *Mon 12:26 PM3345 km2079 miles1806 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Tue 7:26 AM3368 km2093 miles1819 nmWest W
FakaofoTue 6:26 AM3451 km2144 miles1863 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaTue 6:26 AM3634 km2258 miles1962 nmWest W
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