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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 09:32:00 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 09:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 48' North, Longitude: 174° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.67 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.65 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.3"938.46 miwest0° 00' 28.0"0.53 misouth938.48 mi
24 hours348° 16' 36.9"758.19 miwest0° 37' 57.9"43.53 misouth761.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandWed 9:32 PM875 km544 miles473 nmWest W
MidwayTue 10:32 PM1137 km706 miles614 nmNortheast NE
MajuroWed 9:32 PM1561 km970 miles843 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaWed 9:32 PM2154 km1338 miles1163 nmSouth S
PalikirWed 8:32 PM2365 km1470 miles1277 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 9:32 PM2467 km1533 miles1332 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenWed 9:32 PM2513 km1562 miles1357 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluTue 11:32 PM2833 km1760 miles1530 nmEast E
FunafutiWed 9:32 PM3278 km2037 miles1770 nmSouth S
HagåtñaWed 7:32 PM3299 km2050 miles1781 nmWest W
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