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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 10:32:00 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 10:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 32' North, Longitude: 176° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.72 meters/second, 1532.6 km/hour, 952.3 miles/hour or 827.5 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"952.04 miwest0° 05' 06.8"5.86 misouth952.29 mi
24 hours11° 33' 13.0"757.84 mieast2° 26' 33.2"167.97 misouth781.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayThu 11:32 PM1078 km670 miles582 nmNorth N
Wake IslandFri 10:32 PM1803 km1120 miles973 nmWest W
MajuroFri 10:32 PM1853 km1152 miles1001 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluFri 12:32 AM1949 km1211 miles1052 nmEast-northeast ENE
Baker IslandThu 10:32 PM2029 km1261 miles1096 nmSouth S
TarawaFri 10:32 PM2228 km1384 miles1203 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiSat 12:32 AM2768 km1720 miles1495 nmSoutheast SE
YarenFri 10:32 PM2800 km1740 miles1512 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiFri 10:32 PM3033 km1885 miles1638 nmSouth S
PalikirFri 9:32 PM3055 km1898 miles1650 nmWest-southwest WSW

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