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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 10:12:00 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 10:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 48' North, Longitude: 165° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.68 meters/second, 1510.9 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' 31.9"0.61 misouth938.51 mi
24 hours11° 43' 23.7"758.23 mieast0° 39' 30.8"45.31 misouth761.21 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 10:12 PM227 km141 miles123 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroWed 10:12 PM1643 km1021 miles887 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirWed 9:12 PM1712 km1064 miles924 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayTue 11:12 PM1947 km1210 miles1051 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaWed 10:12 PM2306 km1433 miles1245 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaWed 8:12 PM2317 km1440 miles1251 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenWed 10:12 PM2367 km1471 miles1278 nmSouth S
TokyoWed 7:12 PM2982 km1853 miles1610 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandTue 10:12 PM3029 km1882 miles1636 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraWed 9:12 PM3392 km2108 miles1832 nmSouth S

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