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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 09:42:00 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 09:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 36' North, Longitude: 164° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.54 meters/second, 1531.9 km/hour, 951.9 miles/hour or 827.2 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"0.10 misouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.6"951.64 miwest0° 05' 02.4"5.78 misouth951.89 mi
24 hours11° 33' 32.1"757.88 mieast2° 24' 51.4"166.03 misouth780.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluThu 11:42 PM724 km450 miles391 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwayThu 10:42 PM1717 km1067 miles927 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiFri 11:42 PM1996 km1240 miles1078 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandThu 9:42 PM2442 km1517 miles1318 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroFri 9:42 PM2954 km1836 miles1595 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandFri 9:42 PM3073 km1909 miles1659 nmWest W
TarawaFri 9:42 PM3136 km1949 miles1693 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 10:42 PM3190 km1982 miles1722 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 9:42 PM3512 km2182 miles1896 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Fri 11:42 PM3684 km2289 miles1989 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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