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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 23:20:00 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 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 20' South, Longitude: 152° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.62 meters/second, 1564.6 km/hour, 972.2 miles/hour or 844.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.20 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 minorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 26' 31.1"972.07 miwest0° 10' 12.1"11.69 minorth972.48 mi
24 hours13° 00' 11.9"875.25 mieast4° 21' 39.5"299.75 minorth931.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSat 1:20 PM575 km357 miles311 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaSat 1:20 PM1151 km715 miles621 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSun 1:20 PM1756 km1091 miles948 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiSat 12:20 PM1943 km1207 miles1049 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 1:20 PM2061 km1281 miles1113 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 12:20 PM2067 km1284 miles1116 nmWest W
NukualofaSun 12:20 PM2538 km1577 miles1370 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownSat 3:20 PM2704 km1680 miles1460 nmEast-southeast ESE
Baker IslandSat 11:20 AM3017 km1875 miles1629 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiSun 11:20 AM3111 km1933 miles1680 nmWest W

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