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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 06:26:00 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 06:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 57' North, Longitude: 174° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.01 meters/second, 1548.0 km/hour, 961.9 miles/hour or 835.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.03 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 minorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 31' 58.1"961.64 miwest0° 06' 17.5"7.21 minorth961.40 mi
24 hours11° 18' 18.0"748.12 mieast2° 08' 32.3"147.34 minorth758.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySat 7:26 PM1279 km795 miles691 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluSat 8:26 PM1826 km1135 miles986 nmEast-northeast ENE
Baker IslandSat 6:26 PM1864 km1159 miles1007 nmSouth S
MajuroSun 6:26 PM1886 km1172 miles1018 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandSun 6:26 PM2000 km1242 miles1080 nmWest W
TarawaSun 6:26 PM2190 km1361 miles1182 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSun 8:26 PM2522 km1567 miles1362 nmSoutheast SE
YarenSun 6:26 PM2802 km1741 miles1513 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSun 6:26 PM2897 km1800 miles1564 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSun 7:26 PM2934 km1823 miles1584 nmSouth S

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