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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 11:12:00 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 11:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 05' North, Longitude: 162° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.60 meters/second, 1517.8 km/hour, 943.1 miles/hour or 819.5 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"0.06 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.7"942.79 miwest0° 02' 56.9"3.38 misouth942.95 mi
24 hours11° 40' 35.6"758.68 mieast1° 36' 39.1"110.80 misouth770.47 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 11:12 PM455 km283 miles246 nmEast E
PalikirThu 10:12 PM1527 km949 miles825 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroThu 11:12 PM1718 km1068 miles928 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaThu 9:12 PM2016 km1253 miles1089 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayThu 12:12 AM2240 km1392 miles1210 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenThu 11:12 PM2334 km1450 miles1260 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaThu 11:12 PM2366 km1470 miles1278 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TokyoThu 8:12 PM2813 km1748 miles1519 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandWed 11:12 PM3185 km1979 miles1720 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraThu 10:12 PM3276 km2036 miles1769 nmSouth S
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