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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 Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 03:36:00 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: 52%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 03:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 40' North, Longitude: 144° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.98 meters/second, 1573.1 km/hour, 977.5 miles/hour or 849.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.29 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 32' 23.6"977.29 miwest0° 08' 15.3"9.46 minorth977.05 mi
24 hours11° 06' 25.7"746.61 mieast2° 58' 34.6"204.63 minorth769.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluFri 5:36 PM1647 km1023 miles889 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSat 5:36 PM1921 km1193 miles1037 nmSouthwest SW
San FranciscoFri 7:36 PM3452 km2145 miles1864 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesFri 7:36 PM3482 km2163 miles1880 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteFri 5:36 PM3495 km2172 miles1887 nmSouth S
MidwayFri 4:36 PM3758 km2335 miles2029 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandFri 3:36 PM3823 km2376 miles2064 nmWest-southwest WSW
Las VegasFri 7:36 PM3844 km2389 miles2076 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloFri 8:36 PM3857 km2396 miles2082 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoSat 4:36 PM3897 km2422 miles2104 nmSouthwest SW

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