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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 08:30:00 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: 72%

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 08:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 14' North, Longitude: 166° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.20 meters/second, 1527.1 km/hour, 948.9 miles/hour or 824.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.81 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 minorth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 31' 26.1"948.60 miwest0° 04' 07.2"4.72 minorth948.41 mi
24 hours11° 30' 48.1"752.05 mieast1° 14' 03.2"84.90 minorth753.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandMon 8:30 PM6 km4 miles3 nmNorthwest NW
MajuroMon 8:30 PM1424 km885 miles769 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirMon 7:30 PM1645 km1022 miles888 nmSouthwest SW
MidwaySun 9:30 PM1903 km1182 miles1027 nmNortheast NE
TarawaMon 8:30 PM2088 km1298 miles1128 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenMon 8:30 PM2187 km1359 miles1181 nmSouth S
HagåtñaMon 6:30 PM2426 km1507 miles1310 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSun 8:30 PM2796 km1737 miles1510 nmSoutheast SE
TokyoMon 5:30 PM3213 km1996 miles1735 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraMon 7:30 PM3256 km2023 miles1758 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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