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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 10:42:00 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 10:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 48' North, Longitude: 157° 56' 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' 34.8"0.66 misouth938.54 mi
24 hours11° 43' 24.2"758.26 mieast0° 40' 40.6"46.64 misouth761.37 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 10:42 PM927 km576 miles501 nmEast E
PalikirWed 9:42 PM1535 km954 miles829 nmSouth S
HagåtñaWed 8:42 PM1618 km1005 miles873 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 10:42 PM2079 km1292 miles1123 nmSoutheast SE
YokohamaWed 7:42 PM2413 km1500 miles1303 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoWed 7:42 PM2427 km1508 miles1310 nmNorthwest NW
YarenWed 10:42 PM2554 km1587 miles1379 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NagoyaWed 7:42 PM2601 km1616 miles1404 nmNorthwest NW
MidwayTue 11:42 PM2629 km1634 miles1420 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaWed 10:42 PM2697 km1676 miles1457 nmSoutheast SE

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