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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 10:42:00 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 10:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 07' North, Longitude: 169° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.54 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.72 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.05 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.6"942.65 miwest0° 02' 54.0"3.33 misouth942.80 mi
24 hours348° 19' 17.4"758.68 miwest1° 35' 32.3"109.52 misouth770.25 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 10:42 PM328 km204 miles177 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroThu 10:42 PM1444 km897 miles780 nmSouth S
MidwayWed 11:42 PM1593 km990 miles860 nmNortheast NE
PalikirThu 9:42 PM1916 km1190 miles1034 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaThu 10:42 PM2100 km1305 miles1134 nmSouth S
YarenThu 10:42 PM2303 km1431 miles1244 nmSouth S
Baker IslandWed 10:42 PM2672 km1660 miles1443 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaThu 8:42 PM2751 km1709 miles1485 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiThu 10:42 PM3336 km2073 miles1801 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluThu 12:42 AM3381 km2101 miles1826 nmEast E
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