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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 19:44:00 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 19:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 50' South, Longitude: 129° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.43 meters/second, 1506.3 km/hour, 936.0 miles/hour or 813.4 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' 48.8"935.73 miwest0° 04' 24.6"5.06 minorth935.95 mi
24 hours14° 37' 33.8"951.71 mieast2° 23' 35.7"164.60 minorth972.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 11:44 AM584 km363 miles316 nmSouth S
Gambier IslandsThu 10:44 AM689 km428 miles372 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteThu 9:44 AM2151 km1337 miles1161 nmWest W
Easter Island *Thu 2:44 PM2189 km1360 miles1182 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaThu 9:44 AM3176 km1974 miles1715 nmWest W
KiritimatiFri 9:44 AM3890 km2417 miles2101 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiThu 8:44 AM4255 km2644 miles2297 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 9:44 AM4562 km2835 miles2464 nmWest W
NukualofaFri 8:44 AM4773 km2966 miles2577 nmWest W
Mexico CityThu 1:44 PM5450 km3386 miles2943 nmNortheast NE

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