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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 11:52:00 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 11:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 03' North, Longitude: 152° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.69 meters/second, 1518.1 km/hour, 943.3 miles/hour or 819.7 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' 03.0"0.06 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.9"942.99 miwest0° 03' 00.6"3.45 misouth943.15 mi
24 hours11° 40' 26.2"758.67 mieast1° 38' 08.2"112.50 misouth770.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanThu 9:52 PM914 km568 miles494 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaThu 9:52 PM1119 km695 miles604 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandThu 11:52 PM1463 km909 miles790 nmEast E
PalikirThu 10:52 PM1568 km975 miles847 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YokohamaThu 8:52 PM2133 km1325 miles1152 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoThu 8:52 PM2151 km1337 miles1161 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaThu 8:52 PM2283 km1419 miles1233 nmNorthwest NW
OsakaThu 8:52 PM2343 km1456 miles1265 nmNorthwest NW
KyotoThu 8:52 PM2349 km1460 miles1268 nmNorthwest NW
KobeThu 8:52 PM2368 km1471 miles1279 nmNorthwest NW

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