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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 07:36:00 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: 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 07:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 13' North, Longitude: 157° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.93 meters/second, 1569.3 km/hour, 975.1 miles/hour or 847.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.25 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 32' 20.8"974.94 miwest0° 07' 58.8"9.15 minorth974.69 mi
24 hours11° 07' 57.2"746.56 mieast2° 51' 33.2"196.60 minorth767.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirSat 6:36 PM812 km505 miles439 nmSouth S
Wake IslandSat 7:36 PM1143 km710 miles617 nmEast-northeast ENE
HagåtñaSat 5:36 PM1359 km845 miles734 nmWest W
MajuroSat 7:36 PM1708 km1061 miles922 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenSat 7:36 PM1945 km1208 miles1050 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSat 7:36 PM2233 km1387 miles1206 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokSat 4:36 PM2587 km1607 miles1397 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraSat 4:36 PM2605 km1619 miles1407 nmSouthwest SW
HoniaraSat 6:36 PM2631 km1635 miles1421 nmSouth S
Port MoresbySat 5:36 PM2846 km1768 miles1536 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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