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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 09:52:00 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 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 20' North, Longitude: 146° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.94 meters/second, 1526.2 km/hour, 948.3 miles/hour or 824.1 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' 04.0"0.08 minorth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.6"948.03 miwest0° 04' 00.0"4.59 minorth947.85 mi
24 hours11° 31' 24.1"752.28 mieast1° 11' 03.8"81.47 minorth753.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanMon 7:52 PM471 km293 miles255 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HagåtñaMon 7:52 PM685 km426 miles370 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirMon 8:52 PM1841 km1144 miles994 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokMon 6:52 PM1858 km1155 miles1003 nmSouthwest SW
YokohamaMon 6:52 PM1921 km1193 miles1037 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ShizuokaMon 6:52 PM1923 km1195 miles1039 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HamamatsuMon 6:52 PM1926 km1197 miles1040 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KawasakiMon 6:52 PM1927 km1197 miles1040 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SagamiharaMon 6:52 PM1943 km1207 miles1049 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoMon 6:52 PM1944 km1208 miles1049 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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