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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 Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 08:52:00 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: 87%

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 Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 08:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 48' North, Longitude: 175° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.66 meters/second, 1510.8 km/hour, 938.8 miles/hour or 815.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.65 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.4"938.43 miwest0° 00' 24.0"0.46 misouth938.46 mi
24 hours11° 43' 21.9"758.15 mieast0° 36' 24.9"41.75 misouth760.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayTue 9:52 PM843 km524 miles455 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluTue 10:52 PM1830 km1137 miles988 nmEast E
Wake IslandWed 8:52 PM1878 km1167 miles1014 nmWest W
MajuroWed 8:52 PM2085 km1295 miles1126 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 8:52 PM2283 km1418 miles1233 nmSouth S
TarawaWed 8:52 PM2484 km1544 miles1341 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiWed 10:52 PM2875 km1787 miles1552 nmSoutheast SE
YarenWed 8:52 PM3042 km1890 miles1642 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirWed 7:52 PM3229 km2007 miles1744 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiWed 8:52 PM3295 km2047 miles1779 nmSouth S

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