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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 10:20:00 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 10:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 33' North, Longitude: 173° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.68 meters/second, 1532.4 km/hour, 952.2 miles/hour or 827.4 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' 05.1"0.10 misouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.2"951.94 miwest0° 05' 05.8"5.84 misouth952.19 mi
24 hours11° 33' 17.6"757.85 mieast2° 26' 08.8"167.51 misouth781.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayThu 11:20 PM1146 km712 miles619 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluFri 12:20 AM1650 km1025 miles891 nmEast-northeast ENE
Baker IslandThu 10:20 PM2059 km1280 miles1112 nmSouth S
MajuroFri 10:20 PM2096 km1302 miles1132 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandFri 10:20 PM2108 km1310 miles1138 nmWest W
TarawaFri 10:20 PM2411 km1498 miles1302 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSat 12:20 AM2542 km1579 miles1373 nmSoutheast SE
YarenFri 10:20 PM3020 km1876 miles1630 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 11:20 PM3097 km1924 miles1672 nmSouth S
FunafutiFri 10:20 PM3103 km1928 miles1676 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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