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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 Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 00:46:00 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: 31%

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 Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 00:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 23' North, Longitude: 125° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.58 meters/second, 1611.3 km/hour, 1001.2 miles/hour or 870.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 32' 13.9"1001.12 miwest0° 11' 01.2"12.62 minorth1001.05 mi
24 hours11° 02' 23.0"760.27 mieast4° 12' 10.1"288.81 minorth810.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HermosilloWed 5:46 PM3030 km1882 miles1636 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityWed 6:46 PM3241 km2014 miles1750 nmEast-northeast ENE
Los AngelesWed 4:46 PM3258 km2025 miles1759 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixWed 5:46 PM3399 km2112 miles1835 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownWed 4:46 PM3407 km2117 miles1840 nmSouth S
Las VegasWed 4:46 PM3562 km2214 miles1924 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiThu 2:46 PM3570 km2219 miles1928 nmWest W
San FranciscoWed 4:46 PM3599 km2236 miles1943 nmNorth N
PapeeteWed 2:46 PM3673 km2282 miles1983 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluWed 2:46 PM3921 km2436 miles2117 nmWest-northwest WNW
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