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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 09:22:00 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 09:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 38' North, Longitude: 159° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.47 meters/second, 1531.7 km/hour, 951.7 miles/hour or 827.0 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' 05.0"0.09 misouth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.4"951.48 miwest0° 05' 00.6"5.74 misouth951.73 mi
24 hours11° 33' 39.7"757.90 mieast2° 24' 10.6"165.25 misouth780.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluThu 11:22 PM334 km207 miles180 nmNorth-northeast NNE
WailukuThu 11:22 PM386 km240 miles209 nmNortheast NE
HiloThu 11:22 PM461 km286 miles249 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiFri 11:22 PM1867 km1160 miles1008 nmSouth S
MidwayThu 10:22 PM2125 km1320 miles1147 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandThu 9:22 PM2771 km1722 miles1496 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 10:22 PM3362 km2089 miles1815 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroFri 9:22 PM3435 km2135 miles1855 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaFri 9:22 PM3572 km2219 miles1928 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandFri 9:22 PM3579 km2224 miles1933 nmWest W

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