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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 10:12:00 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 10:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 08' North, Longitude: 176° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.47 meters/second, 1517.3 km/hour, 942.8 miles/hour or 819.3 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' 42.5"942.50 miwest0° 02' 51.1"3.27 misouth942.65 mi
24 hours348° 19' 10.7"758.69 miwest1° 34' 25.3"108.24 misouth770.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayWed 11:12 PM1066 km663 miles576 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Wake IslandThu 10:12 PM1079 km671 miles583 nmWest W
MajuroThu 10:12 PM1563 km971 miles844 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaThu 10:12 PM2114 km1314 miles1142 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandWed 10:12 PM2321 km1442 miles1253 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirThu 9:12 PM2496 km1551 miles1348 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenThu 10:12 PM2533 km1574 miles1368 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluThu 12:12 AM2629 km1634 miles1420 nmEast E
FunafutiThu 10:12 PM3179 km1976 miles1717 nmSouth S
KiritimatiFri 12:12 AM3454 km2146 miles1865 nmEast-southeast ESE

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