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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 07:52:00 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 07:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 15' North, Longitude: 149° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.19 meters/second, 1516.3 km/hour, 942.2 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' 41.9"941.86 miwest0° 02' 37.8"3.01 misouth942.00 mi
24 hours11° 41' 18.9"758.72 mieast1° 29' 11.4"102.25 misouth769.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloWed 9:52 PM615 km382 miles332 nmWest W
HonoluluWed 9:52 PM906 km563 miles489 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 9:52 PM2215 km1377 miles1196 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayWed 8:52 PM2983 km1854 miles1611 nmWest-northwest WNW
San FranciscoWed 11:52 PM3234 km2010 miles1746 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesWed 11:52 PM3412 km2120 miles1842 nmEast-northeast ENE
Baker IslandWed 7:52 PM3705 km2302 miles2000 nmWest-southwest WSW
Las VegasWed 11:52 PM3753 km2332 miles2026 nmNortheast NE
SeattleWed 11:52 PM3884 km2413 miles2097 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixThu 12:52 AM3946 km2452 miles2131 nmEast-northeast ENE

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