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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 09:40:00 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: 64%

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 09:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 17' North, Longitude: 138° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.21 meters/second, 1545.1 km/hour, 960.1 miles/hour or 834.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.00 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 31' 54.4"959.84 miwest0° 06' 02.1"6.92 minorth959.60 mi
24 hours11° 19' 53.4"748.53 mieast2° 02' 04.1"139.92 minorth757.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaSun 7:40 PM801 km498 miles433 nmEast-southeast ESE
SaipanSun 7:40 PM818 km508 miles442 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokSun 6:40 PM1158 km719 miles625 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DavaoSun 5:40 PM1791 km1113 miles967 nmSouthwest SW
QuezonSun 5:40 PM1878 km1167 miles1014 nmWest W
KumamotoSun 6:40 PM1885 km1171 miles1018 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManilaSun 5:40 PM1886 km1172 miles1018 nmWest W
General SantosSun 5:40 PM1897 km1179 miles1024 nmSouthwest SW
HamamatsuSun 6:40 PM1932 km1200 miles1043 nmNorth N
OsakaSun 6:40 PM1947 km1210 miles1052 nmNorth N
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