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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 20:42:00 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 20:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 46' South, Longitude: 143° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.64 meters/second, 1507.1 km/hour, 936.5 miles/hour or 813.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.61 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 minorth15.61 mi
1 hour14° 22' 51.2"936.19 miwest0° 04' 33.0"5.22 minorth936.42 mi
24 hours14° 36' 10.7"950.64 mieast2° 26' 39.2"168.11 minorth972.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteThu 10:42 AM715 km444 miles386 nmWest-northwest WNW
Gambier IslandsThu 11:42 AM933 km580 miles504 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdamstownThu 12:42 PM1470 km914 miles794 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaThu 10:42 AM1735 km1078 miles937 nmWest W
AlofiThu 9:42 AM2803 km1742 miles1514 nmWest W
KiritimatiFri 10:42 AM2848 km1769 miles1538 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Fri 10:42 AM3110 km1933 miles1679 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 9:42 AM3225 km2004 miles1742 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 9:42 AM3336 km2073 miles1801 nmWest W
Easter Island *Thu 3:42 PM3544 km2202 miles1914 nmEast-southeast ESE

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