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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 00:36:00 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 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 46' North, Longitude: 134° 12' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 minorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 30.0"1004.61 miwest0° 11' 45.9"13.47 minorth1004.68 mi
24 hours11° 14' 40.2"777.72 mieast4° 34' 45.3"314.64 minorth837.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 2:36 PM2577 km1601 miles1392 nmWest W
PapeeteTue 2:36 PM2634 km1637 miles1422 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownTue 4:36 PM2893 km1797 miles1562 nmSouth S
HonoluluTue 2:36 PM3429 km2131 miles1852 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaTue 2:36 PM3697 km2297 miles1996 nmSouthwest SW
HermosilloTue 5:36 PM3987 km2477 miles2153 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesTue 4:36 PM4042 km2511 miles2182 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Tue 7:36 PM4074 km2531 miles2200 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoWed 1:36 PM4255 km2644 miles2298 nmWest-southwest WSW
San FranciscoTue 4:36 PM4270 km2653 miles2306 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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