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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 06:46:00 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 06:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 59' North, Longitude: 179° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.92 meters/second, 1547.7 km/hour, 961.7 miles/hour or 835.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.03 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 minorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 31' 57.8"961.45 miwest0° 06' 16.0"7.18 minorth961.21 mi
24 hours11° 18' 27.9"748.16 mieast2° 07' 52.7"146.58 minorth758.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySat 7:46 PM1262 km784 miles681 nmNorth N
MajuroSun 6:46 PM1489 km925 miles804 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandSun 6:46 PM1492 km927 miles806 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandSat 6:46 PM1885 km1172 miles1018 nmSouth S
TarawaSun 6:46 PM1910 km1187 miles1031 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluSat 8:46 PM2320 km1441 miles1252 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenSun 6:46 PM2448 km1521 miles1322 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirSun 5:46 PM2676 km1663 miles1445 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSun 6:46 PM2824 km1755 miles1525 nmSouth S
KiritimatiSun 8:46 PM2942 km1828 miles1589 nmEast-southeast ESE
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