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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 09:52:00 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: 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 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 31' North, Longitude: 158° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.58 meters/second, 1514.1 km/hour, 940.8 miles/hour or 817.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.68 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 minorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.5"940.49 miwest0° 01' 48.2"2.07 minorth940.40 mi
24 hours11° 39' 58.1"755.92 mieast0° 16' 58.3"19.46 minorth755.48 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 9:52 PM879 km546 miles475 nmEast E
PalikirTue 8:52 PM1505 km935 miles813 nmSouth S
HagåtñaTue 7:52 PM1643 km1021 miles887 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroTue 9:52 PM2026 km1259 miles1094 nmSoutheast SE
YokohamaTue 6:52 PM2466 km1533 miles1332 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoTue 6:52 PM2479 km1541 miles1339 nmNorthwest NW
YarenTue 9:52 PM2508 km1559 miles1354 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayMon 10:52 PM2600 km1616 miles1404 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaTue 9:52 PM2646 km1644 miles1429 nmSoutheast SE
NagoyaTue 6:52 PM2654 km1649 miles1433 nmNorthwest NW
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