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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 10:22:00 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 10:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 08' North, Longitude: 174° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.49 meters/second, 1517.4 km/hour, 942.9 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"942.55 miwest0° 02' 52.0"3.29 misouth942.70 mi
24 hours348° 19' 13.0"758.69 miwest1° 34' 47.6"108.67 misouth770.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandThu 10:22 PM827 km514 miles447 nmWest W
MidwayWed 11:22 PM1218 km757 miles658 nmNortheast NE
MajuroThu 10:22 PM1479 km919 miles799 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaThu 10:22 PM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmSouth S
PalikirThu 9:22 PM2289 km1423 miles1236 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 10:22 PM2415 km1501 miles1304 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenThu 10:22 PM2430 km1510 miles1312 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluThu 12:22 AM2880 km1790 miles1555 nmEast E
FunafutiThu 10:22 PM3211 km1995 miles1734 nmSouth S
HagåtñaThu 8:22 PM3249 km2019 miles1754 nmWest W

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