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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 Tuesday, January 8, 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: 13%

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 Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 20' South, Longitude: 140° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.30 meters/second, 1502.3 km/hour, 933.5 miles/hour or 811.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.56 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 misouth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 23' 06.1"933.15 miwest0° 03' 04.3"3.52 misouth933.00 mi
24 hours14° 56' 12.0"968.91 mieast0° 32' 27.1"37.21 misouth967.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsTue 9:26 AM659 km409 miles356 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteTue 8:26 AM997 km619 miles538 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownTue 10:26 AM1196 km743 miles646 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaTue 8:26 AM2001 km1244 miles1081 nmWest W
KiritimatiWed 8:26 AM3062 km1902 miles1653 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiTue 7:26 AM3077 km1912 miles1661 nmWest W
Easter Island *Tue 1:26 PM3263 km2027 miles1762 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Wed 8:26 AM3392 km2108 miles1832 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 7:26 AM3508 km2180 miles1894 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaWed 7:26 AM3601 km2238 miles1944 nmWest W

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