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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 09:52:00 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 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 36' North, Longitude: 166° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.58 meters/second, 1532.1 km/hour, 952.0 miles/hour or 827.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.87 miwest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 misouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.7"951.72 miwest0° 05' 03.3"5.79 misouth951.97 mi
24 hours11° 33' 28.2"757.87 mieast2° 25' 11.9"166.42 misouth780.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluThu 11:52 PM961 km597 miles519 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwayThu 10:52 PM1533 km952 miles827 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiFri 11:52 PM2107 km1309 miles1138 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandThu 9:52 PM2305 km1432 miles1245 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroFri 9:52 PM2720 km1690 miles1468 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandFri 9:52 PM2819 km1751 miles1522 nmWest W
TarawaFri 9:52 PM2929 km1820 miles1582 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 10:52 PM3134 km1948 miles1692 nmSouth S
FunafutiFri 9:52 PM3380 km2100 miles1825 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenFri 9:52 PM3589 km2230 miles1938 nmWest-southwest WSW
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