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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 10:52:00 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 10:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 06' North, Longitude: 167° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.56 meters/second, 1517.6 km/hour, 943.0 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"15.72 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.05 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.6"942.70 miwest0° 02' 55.0"3.34 misouth942.85 mi
24 hours11° 40' 40.2"758.68 mieast1° 35' 54.5"109.95 misouth770.32 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 10:52 PM110 km68 miles59 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroThu 10:52 PM1496 km930 miles808 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirThu 9:52 PM1757 km1092 miles949 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayWed 11:52 PM1801 km1119 miles973 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaThu 10:52 PM2161 km1343 miles1167 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenThu 10:52 PM2283 km1419 miles1233 nmSouth S
HagåtñaThu 8:52 PM2503 km1556 miles1352 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandWed 10:52 PM2829 km1758 miles1527 nmSoutheast SE
TokyoThu 7:52 PM3197 km1986 miles1726 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraThu 9:52 PM3363 km2090 miles1816 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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