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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 Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 02:24:00 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: 14%

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 Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 02:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 38' South, Longitude: 171° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.70 meters/second, 1611.7 km/hour, 1001.5 miles/hour or 870.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.69 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 23.7"1001.41 miwest0° 11' 59.7"13.74 minorth1001.61 mi
24 hours11° 36' 01.7"800.80 mieast4° 45' 54.9"327.42 minorth866.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Kanton IslandTue 3:24 PM97 km60 miles52 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RawakiTue 3:24 PM138 km85 miles74 nmEast E
FakaofoTue 3:24 PM638 km397 miles345 nmSouth S
Baker IslandMon 2:24 PM659 km409 miles356 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiTue 2:24 PM1117 km694 miles603 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Tue 4:24 PM1127 km701 miles609 nmSouth S
AlofiMon 3:24 PM1719 km1068 miles928 nmSouth S
KiritimatiTue 4:24 PM1736 km1079 miles938 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaTue 2:24 PM1766 km1097 miles953 nmWest-northwest WNW
Suva *Tue 3:24 PM1916 km1191 miles1035 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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