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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 10:40:00 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: 73%

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 10:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 23' North, Longitude: 135° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.80 meters/second, 1525.7 km/hour, 948.0 miles/hour or 823.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.80 miwest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 minorth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 31' 23.5"947.70 miwest0° 03' 55.8"4.51 minorth947.52 mi
24 hours11° 31' 45.0"752.41 mieast1° 09' 18.4"79.46 minorth753.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaMon 8:40 PM1210 km752 miles653 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokMon 7:40 PM1316 km818 miles711 nmSouth S
KagoshimaMon 7:40 PM1430 km889 miles772 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TaipeiMon 6:40 PM1544 km960 miles834 nmWest-northwest WNW
KumamotoMon 7:40 PM1553 km965 miles838 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuezonMon 6:40 PM1593 km990 miles860 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaMon 6:40 PM1602 km995 miles865 nmWest-southwest WSW
FukuokaMon 7:40 PM1653 km1027 miles892 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KitakyushuMon 7:40 PM1663 km1033 miles898 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OsakaMon 7:40 PM1694 km1052 miles914 nmNorth N
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