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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 02:34:00 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 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 09' North, Longitude: 162° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.12 meters/second, 1616.8 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' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 34.7"1004.59 miwest0° 11' 43.3"13.42 minorth1004.64 mi
24 hours11° 13' 15.3"776.00 mieast4° 33' 17.2"312.96 minorth835.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 4:34 PM610 km379 miles329 nmEast E
FakaofoWed 3:34 PM1495 km929 miles807 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 2:34 PM1530 km951 miles826 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 4:34 PM1933 km1201 miles1043 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiWed 2:34 PM2267 km1409 miles1224 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluTue 4:34 PM2293 km1425 miles1238 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiTue 3:34 PM2368 km1471 miles1279 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaTue 4:34 PM2498 km1552 miles1349 nmSouth S
PapeeteTue 4:34 PM2524 km1568 miles1363 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaWed 2:34 PM2697 km1676 miles1456 nmWest W
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