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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 08:52:00 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 08:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 12' North, Longitude: 163° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.31 meters/second, 1516.7 km/hour, 942.4 miles/hour or 819.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.71 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 misouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.0"942.13 miwest0° 02' 43.5"3.12 misouth942.27 mi
24 hours11° 41' 06.4"758.71 mieast1° 31' 26.2"104.82 misouth769.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluWed 10:52 PM625 km389 miles338 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwayWed 9:52 PM1643 km1021 miles887 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiThu 10:52 PM2144 km1332 miles1158 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandWed 8:52 PM2612 km1623 miles1410 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroThu 8:52 PM3064 km1904 miles1654 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandThu 8:52 PM3101 km1927 miles1674 nmWest W
TarawaThu 8:52 PM3274 km2034 miles1768 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 9:52 PM3371 km2095 miles1820 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 8:52 PM3684 km2289 miles1989 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdakWed 10:52 PM3689 km2292 miles1992 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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