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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 06:36:00 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: 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 06:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 58' North, Longitude: 177° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.96 meters/second, 1547.9 km/hour, 961.8 miles/hour or 835.8 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' 57.9"961.54 miwest0° 06' 16.7"7.20 minorth961.30 mi
24 hours11° 18' 23.0"748.14 mieast2° 08' 12.5"146.96 minorth758.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySat 7:36 PM1246 km774 miles673 nmNorth N
MajuroSun 6:36 PM1678 km1043 miles906 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandSun 6:36 PM1746 km1085 miles943 nmWest W
Baker IslandSat 6:36 PM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmSouth S
TarawaSun 6:36 PM2037 km1266 miles1100 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluSat 8:36 PM2072 km1288 miles1119 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenSun 6:36 PM2617 km1626 miles1413 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSun 8:36 PM2727 km1695 miles1473 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiSun 6:36 PM2849 km1770 miles1538 nmSouth S
PalikirSun 5:36 PM2917 km1813 miles1575 nmWest-southwest WSW

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