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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 Monday, January 21, 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: 71%

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 Monday, January 21, 2013 at 06:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 06' North, Longitude: 165° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.56 meters/second, 1528.4 km/hour, 949.7 miles/hour or 825.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.83 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 minorth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 31' 28.6"949.42 miwest0° 04' 17.2"4.91 minorth949.22 mi
24 hours11° 29' 57.2"751.74 mieast1° 18' 11.3"89.64 minorth754.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSun 8:36 PM858 km533 miles463 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwaySun 7:36 PM1557 km968 miles841 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiMon 8:36 PM2115 km1314 miles1142 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandSun 6:36 PM2399 km1491 miles1295 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroMon 6:36 PM2825 km1755 miles1525 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandMon 6:36 PM2903 km1804 miles1567 nmWest W
TarawaMon 6:36 PM3035 km1886 miles1639 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoMon 7:36 PM3206 km1992 miles1731 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiMon 6:36 PM3473 km2158 miles1875 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenMon 6:36 PM3695 km2296 miles1995 nmWest-southwest WSW
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