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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 06:44:00 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: 53%

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 06:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 06' North, Longitude: 169° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.16 meters/second, 1570.2 km/hour, 975.7 miles/hour or 847.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.26 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 32' 21.4"975.45 miwest0° 08' 02.4"9.21 minorth975.21 mi
24 hours348° 52' 23.1"746.56 miwest2° 53' 05.4"198.35 minorth767.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandSat 6:44 PM671 km417 miles362 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MajuroSat 6:44 PM781 km485 miles422 nmSouth S
TarawaSat 6:44 PM1443 km897 miles779 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirSat 5:44 PM1510 km938 miles815 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenSat 6:44 PM1651 km1026 miles892 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayFri 7:44 PM2043 km1270 miles1103 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandFri 6:44 PM2148 km1335 miles1160 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiSat 6:44 PM2704 km1680 miles1460 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaSat 4:44 PM2720 km1690 miles1468 nmWest W
HoniaraSat 5:44 PM2824 km1755 miles1525 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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