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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 05:34:00 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: 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 05:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 56' North, Longitude: 173° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.46 meters/second, 1571.3 km/hour, 976.3 miles/hour or 848.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.27 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 32' 22.3"976.14 miwest0° 08' 07.2"9.30 minorth975.89 mi
24 hours11° 07' 09.8"746.57 mieast2° 55' 08.7"200.71 minorth768.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandFri 5:34 PM1564 km972 miles845 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayFri 6:34 PM1640 km1019 miles886 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluFri 7:34 PM1813 km1127 miles979 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroSat 5:34 PM1871 km1163 miles1010 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSat 5:34 PM2061 km1281 miles1113 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSat 7:34 PM2192 km1362 miles1184 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandSat 5:34 PM2235 km1389 miles1207 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSat 6:34 PM2586 km1607 miles1396 nmSouth S
FunafutiSat 5:34 PM2623 km1630 miles1416 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenSat 5:34 PM2720 km1690 miles1469 nmSouthwest SW
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