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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 01:52:00 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 01:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 01' North, Longitude: 152° 36' 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' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 32.9"1004.60 miwest0° 11' 44.2"13.44 minorth1004.66 mi
24 hours11° 13' 44.9"776.61 mieast4° 33' 49.0"313.57 minorth836.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 3:52 PM535 km332 miles289 nmWest W
PapeeteTue 3:52 PM2079 km1292 miles1123 nmSouth S
HonoluluTue 3:52 PM2316 km1439 miles1251 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoWed 2:52 PM2364 km1469 miles1276 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaTue 3:52 PM2583 km1605 miles1394 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandTue 1:52 PM2659 km1653 miles1436 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 3:52 PM2678 km1664 miles1446 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiTue 2:52 PM2918 km1813 miles1575 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiWed 1:52 PM3300 km2050 miles1782 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaWed 2:52 PM3472 km2158 miles1875 nmSouthwest SW

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