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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 10:32:00 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 10:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 07' North, Longitude: 172° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.51 meters/second, 1517.5 km/hour, 942.9 miles/hour or 819.4 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 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.6"942.60 miwest0° 02' 53.0"3.31 misouth942.75 mi
24 hours348° 19' 15.3"758.69 miwest1° 35' 09.9"109.10 misouth770.18 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 10:32 PM576 km358 miles311 nmWest W
MidwayWed 11:32 PM1397 km868 miles754 nmNortheast NE
MajuroThu 10:32 PM1438 km894 miles777 nmSouth S
TarawaThu 10:32 PM2072 km1287 miles1119 nmSouth S
PalikirThu 9:32 PM2095 km1302 miles1131 nmSouthwest SW
YarenThu 10:32 PM2353 km1462 miles1270 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandWed 10:32 PM2533 km1574 miles1368 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaThu 8:32 PM2999 km1864 miles1619 nmWest W
HonoluluThu 12:32 AM3131 km1945 miles1690 nmEast E
FunafutiThu 10:32 PM3263 km2028 miles1762 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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