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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 01:34:00 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: 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 01:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 32' North, Longitude: 137° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.48 meters/second, 1610.9 km/hour, 1001.0 miles/hour or 869.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 32' 14.8"1000.90 miwest0° 10' 59.2"12.58 minorth1000.82 mi
24 hours11° 02' 09.5"759.83 mieast4° 11' 15.7"287.78 minorth809.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 3:34 PM2293 km1425 miles1238 nmWest W
HonoluluWed 3:34 PM2847 km1769 miles1537 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteWed 3:34 PM2900 km1802 miles1566 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownWed 5:34 PM3466 km2154 miles1872 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Los AngelesWed 5:34 PM3704 km2302 miles2000 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloWed 6:34 PM3782 km2350 miles2042 nmNortheast NE
San FranciscoWed 5:34 PM3864 km2401 miles2087 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaWed 3:34 PM3866 km2402 miles2087 nmSouthwest SW
PhoenixWed 6:34 PM4026 km2502 miles2174 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasWed 5:34 PM4059 km2522 miles2191 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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