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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 10:02:00 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 10:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 48' North, Longitude: 167° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.68 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' 00.5"0.01 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.1"938.48 miwest0° 00' 30.9"0.59 misouth938.50 mi
24 hours11° 43' 23.6"758.22 mieast0° 39' 07.7"44.86 misouth761.16 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 10:02 PM195 km121 miles105 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroWed 10:02 PM1559 km969 miles842 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayTue 11:02 PM1728 km1074 miles933 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirWed 9:02 PM1842 km1145 miles995 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaWed 10:02 PM2223 km1381 miles1200 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenWed 10:02 PM2361 km1467 miles1275 nmSouth S
HagåtñaWed 8:02 PM2560 km1590 miles1382 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandTue 10:02 PM2863 km1779 miles1546 nmSoutheast SE
TokyoWed 7:02 PM3180 km1976 miles1717 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraWed 9:02 PM3447 km2142 miles1861 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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