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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 05:36:00 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 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 57' North, Longitude: 173° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.45 meters/second, 1571.2 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
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.27 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 32' 22.3"976.12 miwest0° 08' 07.1"9.30 minorth975.87 mi
24 hours11° 07' 10.7"746.57 mieast2° 55' 05.0"200.64 minorth768.19 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 5:36 PM1553 km965 miles838 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayFri 6:36 PM1627 km1011 miles879 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MajuroSat 5:36 PM1823 km1133 miles984 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluFri 7:36 PM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaSat 5:36 PM2022 km1257 miles1092 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandSat 5:36 PM2186 km1358 miles1180 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSat 7:36 PM2235 km1389 miles1207 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoSat 6:36 PM2591 km1610 miles1399 nmSouth S
FunafutiSat 5:36 PM2607 km1620 miles1408 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenSat 5:36 PM2678 km1664 miles1446 nmSouthwest SW

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