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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 Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 07:42:00 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: 92%

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 Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 07:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 15' North, Longitude: 146° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.17 meters/second, 1516.2 km/hour, 942.1 miles/hour or 818.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.70 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 misouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 41.8"941.82 miwest0° 02' 36.8"3.00 misouth941.95 mi
24 hours11° 41' 20.9"758.72 mieast1° 28' 49.0"101.82 misouth769.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluWed 9:42 PM1155 km718 miles624 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 9:42 PM2333 km1450 miles1260 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San FranciscoWed 11:42 PM3051 km1896 miles1647 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesWed 11:42 PM3201 km1989 miles1729 nmNortheast NE
MidwayWed 8:42 PM3217 km1999 miles1737 nmWest-northwest WNW
Las VegasWed 11:42 PM3548 km2204 miles1916 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixThu 12:42 AM3727 km2316 miles2012 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloThu 12:42 AM3742 km2325 miles2020 nmEast-northeast ENE
SeattleWed 11:42 PM3752 km2331 miles2026 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VancouverWed 11:42 PM3848 km2391 miles2078 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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