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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 09:32:00 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 09:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 37' North, Longitude: 161° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.50 meters/second, 1531.8 km/hour, 951.8 miles/hour or 827.1 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' 05.0"0.10 misouth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.5"951.56 miwest0° 05' 01.5"5.76 misouth951.81 mi
24 hours11° 33' 36.0"757.89 mieast2° 24' 30.9"165.64 misouth780.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluThu 11:32 PM504 km313 miles272 nmNortheast NE
WailukuThu 11:32 PM603 km375 miles326 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiFri 11:32 PM1914 km1190 miles1034 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayThu 10:32 PM1916 km1191 miles1035 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandThu 9:32 PM2598 km1614 miles1403 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroFri 9:32 PM3193 km1984 miles1724 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 10:32 PM3266 km2030 miles1764 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandFri 9:32 PM3326 km2067 miles1796 nmWest W
TarawaFri 9:32 PM3350 km2082 miles1809 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiFri 9:32 PM3658 km2273 miles1975 nmSouthwest SW
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