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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 20:44:00 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 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 46' South, Longitude: 143° 41' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.61 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 minorth15.61 mi
1 hour14° 22' 51.4"936.20 miwest0° 04' 33.2"5.22 minorth936.44 mi
24 hours14° 36' 07.9"950.60 mieast2° 26' 45.4"168.23 minorth972.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteThu 10:44 AM668 km415 miles361 nmWest-northwest WNW
Gambier IslandsThu 11:44 AM979 km608 miles529 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdamstownThu 12:44 PM1516 km942 miles818 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaThu 10:44 AM1685 km1047 miles910 nmWest W
AlofiThu 9:44 AM2753 km1711 miles1487 nmWest W
KiritimatiFri 10:44 AM2819 km1752 miles1522 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Fri 10:44 AM3061 km1902 miles1653 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 9:44 AM3177 km1974 miles1716 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 9:44 AM3286 km2042 miles1774 nmWest W
Easter Island *Thu 3:44 PM3591 km2232 miles1939 nmEast-southeast ESE
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