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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 Sunday, January 13, 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: 7%

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 Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 58' South, Longitude: 139° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.18 meters/second, 1591.9 km/hour, 989.1 miles/hour or 859.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.48 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 28' 31.0"989.03 miwest0° 11' 30.5"13.18 minorth989.37 mi
24 hours12° 15' 19.1"837.36 mieast4° 43' 12.1"324.35 minorth902.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeSun 1:50 PM25 km15 miles13 nmEast E
PapeeteSun 1:20 PM1426 km886 miles770 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownSun 3:20 PM2052 km1275 miles1108 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiMon 1:20 PM2292 km1424 miles1238 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaSun 1:20 PM2542 km1580 miles1373 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiSun 12:20 PM3440 km2138 miles1858 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoMon 12:20 PM3462 km2151 miles1870 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 1:20 PM3536 km2197 miles1909 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sun 6:20 PM3773 km2344 miles2037 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluSun 1:20 PM3893 km2419 miles2102 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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