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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 05:46:00 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: 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 05:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 58' North, Longitude: 176° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.41 meters/second, 1571.1 km/hour, 976.2 miles/hour or 848.3 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' 08.0"0.16 minorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 32' 22.1"976.02 miwest0° 08' 06.3"9.29 minorth975.78 mi
24 hours11° 07' 14.4"746.57 mieast2° 54' 47.5"200.30 minorth768.10 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 5:46 PM1524 km947 miles823 nmSouth S
MidwayFri 6:46 PM1584 km984 miles855 nmNorth N
MajuroSat 5:46 PM1586 km986 miles856 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSat 5:46 PM1839 km1143 miles993 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandSat 5:46 PM1937 km1204 miles1046 nmWest-northwest WNW
HonoluluFri 7:46 PM2092 km1300 miles1129 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiSat 7:46 PM2455 km1526 miles1326 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenSat 5:46 PM2470 km1535 miles1334 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSat 5:46 PM2541 km1579 miles1372 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSat 6:46 PM2634 km1637 miles1422 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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