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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 Friday, January 25, 2013 at 08:42:00 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: 97%

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 Friday, January 25, 2013 at 08:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 41' North, Longitude: 149° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.33 meters/second, 1531.2 km/hour, 951.4 miles/hour or 826.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.86 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 misouth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.8"951.16 miwest0° 04' 57.0"5.67 misouth951.41 mi
24 hours11° 33' 54.9"757.93 mieast2° 22' 48.6"163.69 misouth780.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloThu 10:42 PM583 km362 miles315 nmWest-northwest WNW
HonoluluThu 10:42 PM907 km564 miles490 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiFri 10:42 PM2041 km1268 miles1102 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayThu 9:42 PM3015 km1873 miles1628 nmWest-northwest WNW
San FranciscoFri 12:42 AM3383 km2102 miles1827 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesFri 12:42 AM3543 km2202 miles1913 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandThu 8:42 PM3576 km2222 miles1931 nmWest-southwest WSW
Las VegasFri 12:42 AM3889 km2416 miles2100 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoFri 9:42 PM3905 km2427 miles2109 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteThu 10:42 PM4006 km2490 miles2163 nmSouth S
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