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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 11:40:00 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: 81%

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 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 34' North, Longitude: 132° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.42 meters/second, 1513.5 km/hour, 940.5 miles/hour or 817.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.67 miwest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 minorth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.9"940.14 miwest0° 01' 38.0"1.88 minorth940.06 mi
24 hours11° 40' 25.4"756.15 mieast0° 12' 49.2"14.70 minorth755.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaipeiTue 7:40 PM1206 km749 miles651 nmWest-northwest WNW
KagoshimaTue 8:40 PM1232 km766 miles665 nmNorth N
QuezonTue 7:40 PM1350 km839 miles729 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaTue 7:40 PM1361 km846 miles735 nmWest-southwest WSW
KumamotoTue 8:40 PM1364 km847 miles736 nmNorth N
FoochowTue 7:40 PM1455 km904 miles786 nmWest-northwest WNW
FukuokaTue 8:40 PM1461 km908 miles789 nmNorth N
MelekeokTue 8:40 PM1469 km913 miles793 nmSouth S
KitakyushuTue 8:40 PM1480 km920 miles799 nmNorth N
HagåtñaTue 9:40 PM1546 km961 miles835 nmEast-southeast ESE
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