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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 10:02:00 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 10:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 35' North, Longitude: 168° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.61 meters/second, 1532.2 km/hour, 952.1 miles/hour or 827.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.87 miwest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 misouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.8"951.80 miwest0° 05' 04.2"5.81 misouth952.05 mi
24 hours11° 33' 24.5"757.87 mieast2° 25' 32.1"166.81 misouth781.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluFri 12:02 AM1204 km748 miles650 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwayThu 11:02 PM1367 km850 miles738 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandThu 10:02 PM2192 km1362 miles1184 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiSat 12:02 AM2244 km1394 miles1212 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroFri 10:02 PM2490 km1547 miles1344 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandFri 10:02 PM2565 km1594 miles1385 nmWest W
TarawaFri 10:02 PM2733 km1698 miles1476 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 11:02 PM3101 km1927 miles1674 nmSouth S
FunafutiFri 10:02 PM3264 km2028 miles1763 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenFri 10:02 PM3378 km2099 miles1824 nmSouthwest SW

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