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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 11:22:00 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 11:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 28' North, Longitude: 171° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.90 meters/second, 1533.2 km/hour, 952.7 miles/hour or 827.9 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' 56.9"952.44 miwest0° 05' 11.3"5.95 misouth952.70 mi
24 hours348° 27' 06.3"757.80 miwest2° 28' 14.6"169.91 misouth781.68 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 11:22 PM535 km332 miles289 nmWest W
MajuroFri 11:22 PM1253 km778 miles676 nmSouth S
MidwayFri 12:22 AM1556 km967 miles840 nmNortheast NE
TarawaFri 11:22 PM1892 km1175 miles1021 nmSouth S
PalikirFri 10:22 PM1941 km1206 miles1048 nmSouthwest SW
YarenFri 11:22 PM2164 km1345 miles1169 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandThu 11:22 PM2402 km1492 miles1297 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaFri 9:22 PM2929 km1820 miles1582 nmWest W
FunafutiFri 11:22 PM3098 km1925 miles1673 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluFri 1:22 AM3204 km1991 miles1730 nmEast E

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