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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 09:30:00 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 09:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 18' North, Longitude: 152° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.01 meters/second, 1526.4 km/hour, 948.5 miles/hour or 824.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.81 miwest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 minorth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.9"948.18 miwest0° 04' 02.0"4.62 minorth948.00 mi
24 hours11° 31' 14.5"752.22 mieast1° 11' 52.0"82.39 minorth753.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanMon 7:30 PM819 km509 miles442 nmWest-southwest WSW
HagåtñaMon 7:30 PM1020 km634 miles551 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirMon 8:30 PM1517 km943 miles819 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandMon 9:30 PM1523 km946 miles822 nmEast E
YokohamaMon 6:30 PM2171 km1349 miles1172 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoMon 6:30 PM2189 km1360 miles1182 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MelekeokMon 6:30 PM2301 km1430 miles1243 nmWest-southwest WSW
NagoyaMon 6:30 PM2312 km1436 miles1248 nmNorthwest NW
OsakaMon 6:30 PM2366 km1470 miles1277 nmNorthwest NW
KyotoMon 6:30 PM2374 km1475 miles1282 nmNorthwest NW
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