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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 Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 19:34:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

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 Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 19:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 51' South, Longitude: 126° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.39 meters/second, 1506.2 km/hour, 935.9 miles/hour or 813.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.60 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 minorth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 22' 48.3"935.65 miwest0° 04' 23.2"5.03 minorth935.88 mi
24 hours14° 37' 48.0"951.90 mieast2° 23' 03.8"164.00 minorth972.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 11:34 AM664 km413 miles359 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Gambier IslandsThu 10:34 AM909 km565 miles491 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Thu 2:34 PM1964 km1220 miles1060 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteThu 9:34 AM2402 km1492 miles1297 nmWest W
RarotongaThu 9:34 AM3425 km2128 miles1849 nmWest W
KiritimatiFri 9:34 AM4100 km2548 miles2214 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiThu 8:34 AM4504 km2799 miles2432 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 9:34 AM4814 km2991 miles2599 nmWest W
NukualofaFri 8:34 AM5020 km3119 miles2710 nmWest W
Mexico CityThu 1:34 PM5297 km3292 miles2860 nmNortheast NE

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