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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 Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 00:34:00 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: 22%

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 Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 46' North, Longitude: 133° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.13 meters/second, 1616.9 km/hour, 1004.7 miles/hour or 873.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 minorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 29.9"1004.61 miwest0° 11' 45.9"13.47 minorth1004.68 mi
24 hours11° 14' 41.7"777.75 mieast4° 34' 46.7"314.67 minorth837.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 2:34 PM2631 km1635 miles1421 nmWest W
PapeeteTue 2:34 PM2667 km1657 miles1440 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownTue 4:34 PM2885 km1792 miles1558 nmSouth S
HonoluluTue 2:34 PM3469 km2156 miles1873 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaTue 2:34 PM3736 km2321 miles2017 nmSouthwest SW
HermosilloTue 5:34 PM3956 km2458 miles2136 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesTue 4:34 PM4022 km2499 miles2172 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Tue 7:34 PM4040 km2510 miles2181 nmSoutheast SE
San FranciscoTue 4:34 PM4257 km2645 miles2299 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixTue 5:34 PM4266 km2651 miles2304 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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