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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 Friday, January 18, 2013 at 05:44:00 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: 43%

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 Friday, January 18, 2013 at 05:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 24' North, Longitude: 173° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.37 meters/second, 1592.5 km/hour, 989.5 miles/hour or 859.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.49 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 32' 31.1"989.40 miwest0° 09' 36.7"11.01 minorth989.20 mi
24 hours348° 59' 20.8"749.17 miwest3° 33' 58.5"245.14 minorth783.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroFri 5:44 PM435 km270 miles235 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaFri 5:44 PM994 km618 miles537 nmSouth S
Wake IslandFri 5:44 PM1225 km761 miles661 nmNorthwest NW
YarenFri 5:44 PM1408 km875 miles760 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandThu 5:44 PM1587 km986 miles857 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirFri 4:44 PM1723 km1071 miles931 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiFri 5:44 PM2187 km1359 miles1181 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayThu 6:44 PM2194 km1363 miles1185 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraFri 4:44 PM2653 km1648 miles1432 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 6:44 PM2768 km1720 miles1494 nmSoutheast SE
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