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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 04:36:00 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 04:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 48' North, Longitude: 159° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.72 meters/second, 1572.2 km/hour, 976.9 miles/hour or 848.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.28 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 32' 23.0"976.70 miwest0° 08' 11.2"9.38 minorth976.46 mi
24 hours11° 06' 47.9"746.58 mieast2° 56' 50.2"202.64 minorth768.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluFri 6:36 PM841 km522 miles454 nmNorth N
KiritimatiSat 6:36 PM1334 km829 miles720 nmSouth S
Baker IslandFri 4:36 PM2438 km1515 miles1317 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayFri 5:36 PM2476 km1539 miles1337 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoSat 5:36 PM2893 km1798 miles1562 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroSat 4:36 PM3333 km2071 miles1800 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 6:36 PM3362 km2089 miles1815 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaSat 4:36 PM3366 km2091 miles1817 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSat 4:36 PM3442 km2139 miles1858 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteFri 6:36 PM3620 km2250 miles1955 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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