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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 19:26:00 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: 22%

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 19:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 31' South, Longitude: 169° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.72 meters/second, 1521.8 km/hour, 945.6 miles/hour or 821.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.76 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 misouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 24' 39.6"945.28 miwest0° 06' 07.8"7.03 misouth945.02 mi
24 hours14° 28' 01.5"948.96 mieast1° 51' 34.4"127.91 misouth952.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiMon 8:26 AM79 km49 miles43 nmSouthwest SW
NeiafuTue 8:26 AM482 km299 miles260 nmWest W
Pago PagoMon 8:26 AM490 km304 miles265 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PangaiTue 8:26 AM538 km334 miles291 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Tue 9:26 AM576 km358 miles311 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Tue 9:26 AM608 km378 miles328 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NukualofaTue 8:26 AM671 km417 miles362 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 8:26 AM1031 km641 miles557 nmNorth N
RarotongaMon 9:26 AM1053 km655 miles569 nmEast-southeast ESE
Suva *Tue 8:26 AM1285 km799 miles694 nmWest W

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