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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 09:12:00 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: 93%

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 09:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 11' North, Longitude: 168° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.35 meters/second, 1516.8 km/hour, 942.5 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' 42.1"942.22 miwest0° 02' 45.4"3.16 misouth942.36 mi
24 hours11° 41' 02.2"758.71 mieast1° 32' 11.1"105.68 misouth769.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluWed 11:12 PM1124 km698 miles607 nmEast E
MidwayWed 10:12 PM1259 km783 miles680 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiThu 11:12 PM2367 km1471 miles1278 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandWed 9:12 PM2373 km1474 miles1281 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandThu 9:12 PM2596 km1613 miles1402 nmWest W
MajuroThu 9:12 PM2615 km1625 miles1412 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaThu 9:12 PM2885 km1793 miles1558 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 10:12 PM3281 km2039 miles1772 nmSouth S
FunafutiThu 9:12 PM3444 km2140 miles1860 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenThu 9:12 PM3519 km2187 miles1900 nmSouthwest SW

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