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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 Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 04:40:00 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: 62%

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 Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 04:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 46' North, Longitude: 148° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.45 meters/second, 1549.6 km/hour, 962.9 miles/hour or 836.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.05 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 minorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 32' 00.1"962.63 miwest0° 06' 25.8"7.37 minorth962.39 mi
24 hours11° 17' 26.3"747.91 mieast2° 12' 02.2"151.34 minorth758.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSat 6:40 PM1066 km662 miles575 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSun 6:40 PM1887 km1173 miles1019 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwaySat 5:40 PM3179 km1975 miles1716 nmWest-northwest WNW
San FranciscoSat 8:40 PM3484 km2165 miles1881 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandSat 4:40 PM3533 km2196 miles1908 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los AngelesSat 8:40 PM3610 km2243 miles1949 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoSun 5:40 PM3792 km2356 miles2048 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteSat 6:40 PM3794 km2357 miles2048 nmSouth S
Las VegasSat 8:40 PM3962 km2462 miles2139 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSat 9:40 PM4105 km2551 miles2216 nmEast-northeast ENE

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