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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 10:40:00 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: 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 10:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 48' North, Longitude: 158° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.69 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' 42.8"938.51 miwest0° 00' 34.6"0.66 misouth938.54 mi
24 hours11° 43' 24.2"758.26 mieast0° 40' 35.9"46.55 misouth761.36 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 10:40 PM878 km545 miles474 nmEast E
PalikirWed 9:40 PM1535 km954 miles829 nmSouth S
HagåtñaWed 8:40 PM1662 km1033 miles898 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 10:40 PM2044 km1270 miles1103 nmSoutheast SE
YokohamaWed 7:40 PM2449 km1521 miles1322 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoWed 7:40 PM2461 km1529 miles1329 nmNorthwest NW
YarenWed 10:40 PM2534 km1575 miles1368 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayTue 11:40 PM2583 km1605 miles1395 nmEast-northeast ENE
NagoyaWed 7:40 PM2638 km1639 miles1425 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaWed 10:40 PM2666 km1657 miles1439 nmSoutheast SE

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