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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 08:52:00 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: 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 08:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 40' North, Longitude: 152° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.36 meters/second, 1531.3 km/hour, 951.5 miles/hour or 826.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.86 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 misouth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.9"951.24 miwest0° 04' 57.9"5.69 misouth951.49 mi
24 hours11° 33' 51.0"757.92 mieast2° 23' 09.1"164.08 misouth780.44 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloThu 10:52 PM338 km210 miles182 nmWest-northwest WNW
WailukuThu 10:52 PM526 km327 miles284 nmWest-northwest WNW
HonoluluThu 10:52 PM673 km418 miles364 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiFri 10:52 PM1946 km1209 miles1051 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayThu 9:52 PM2787 km1731 miles1505 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandThu 8:52 PM3362 km2089 miles1815 nmSouthwest SW
San FranciscoFri 12:52 AM3570 km2218 miles1928 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoFri 9:52 PM3749 km2329 miles2024 nmSouthwest SW
Los AngelesFri 12:52 AM3755 km2333 miles2028 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteThu 10:52 PM4014 km2494 miles2168 nmSouth S

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