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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 Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 23:10:00 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: 2%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 23:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 22' South, Longitude: 150° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.57 meters/second, 1564.4 km/hour, 972.1 miles/hour or 844.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.20 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 minorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 26' 30.3"971.94 miwest0° 10' 11.4"11.68 minorth972.35 mi
24 hours13° 00' 31.8"875.53 mieast4° 21' 26.3"299.50 minorth931.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSat 1:10 PM469 km291 miles253 nmSouth S
RarotongaSat 1:10 PM1329 km826 miles718 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSun 1:10 PM1854 km1152 miles1001 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiSat 12:10 PM2186 km1358 miles1180 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 1:10 PM2321 km1442 miles1253 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 12:10 PM2324 km1444 miles1255 nmWest W
AdamstownSat 3:10 PM2484 km1544 miles1341 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaSun 12:10 PM2778 km1726 miles1500 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSat 11:10 AM3252 km2021 miles1756 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiSun 11:10 AM3370 km2094 miles1820 nmWest W
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