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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 Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 09:40:00 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: 80%

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 Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 09:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 31' North, Longitude: 161° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.60 meters/second, 1514.2 km/hour, 940.9 miles/hour or 817.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.68 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 minorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.7"940.53 miwest0° 01' 49.5"2.09 minorth940.44 mi
24 hours11° 39' 54.9"755.90 mieast0° 17' 25.9"19.99 minorth755.44 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandTue 9:40 PM580 km361 miles313 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirTue 8:40 PM1540 km957 miles832 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroTue 9:40 PM1826 km1135 miles986 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaTue 7:40 PM1921 km1193 miles1037 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayMon 10:40 PM2326 km1445 miles1256 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenTue 9:40 PM2408 km1496 miles1300 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaTue 9:40 PM2468 km1534 miles1333 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TokyoTue 6:40 PM2695 km1674 miles1455 nmNorthwest NW
MelekeokTue 6:40 PM3209 km1994 miles1733 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandMon 9:40 PM3305 km2054 miles1785 nmSoutheast SE

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