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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 06:46:00 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: 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 06:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 34' North, Longitude: 158° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.13 meters/second, 1591.7 km/hour, 989.0 miles/hour or 859.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.48 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 32' 31.1"988.87 miwest0° 09' 33.3"10.94 minorth988.67 mi
24 hours11° 00' 48.5"748.95 mieast3° 32' 25.3"243.36 minorth782.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KoloniaFri 5:46 PM398 km247 miles215 nmSouth S
PalikirFri 5:46 PM404 km251 miles218 nmSouth S
Wake IslandFri 6:46 PM1310 km814 miles707 nmNortheast NE
MajuroFri 6:46 PM1457 km905 miles786 nmEast-southeast ESE
HagåtñaFri 4:46 PM1521 km945 miles821 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenFri 6:46 PM1547 km961 miles835 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaFri 6:46 PM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraFri 5:46 PM2217 km1378 miles1197 nmSouth S
JayapuraFri 3:46 PM2438 km1515 miles1317 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyFri 4:46 PM2538 km1577 miles1370 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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