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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 11:02:00 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 11:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 30' North, Longitude: 176° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.83 meters/second, 1533.0 km/hour, 952.5 miles/hour or 827.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.88 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.8"952.28 miwest0° 05' 09.5"5.91 misouth952.54 mi
24 hours348° 26' 58.5"757.82 miwest2° 27' 34.1"169.14 misouth781.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandFri 11:02 PM1041 km647 miles562 nmWest W
MidwayFri 12:02 AM1245 km774 miles672 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MajuroFri 11:02 PM1380 km857 miles745 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaFri 11:02 PM1927 km1197 miles1041 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandThu 11:02 PM2165 km1345 miles1169 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenFri 11:02 PM2351 km1461 miles1269 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirFri 10:02 PM2363 km1468 miles1276 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluFri 1:02 AM2701 km1678 miles1459 nmEast E
FunafutiFri 11:02 PM3002 km1866 miles1621 nmSouth S
FakaofoSat 12:02 AM3364 km2090 miles1816 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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