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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 11:52:00 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 11:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 25' North, Longitude: 164° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.01 meters/second, 1533.6 km/hour, 953.0 miles/hour or 828.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.88 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.4"952.69 miwest0° 05' 14.0"6.00 misouth952.95 mi
24 hours11° 32' 42.0"757.78 mieast2° 29' 15.4"171.07 misouth781.93 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 11:52 PM256 km159 miles138 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirFri 10:52 PM1441 km895 miles778 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroFri 11:52 PM1449 km900 miles782 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaFri 11:52 PM2103 km1307 miles1135 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenFri 11:52 PM2115 km1314 miles1142 nmSouth S
MidwayFri 12:52 AM2153 km1338 miles1163 nmEast-northeast ENE
HagåtñaFri 9:52 PM2171 km1349 miles1172 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandThu 11:52 PM2905 km1805 miles1569 nmSoutheast SE
TokyoFri 8:52 PM3093 km1922 miles1670 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraFri 10:52 PM3119 km1938 miles1684 nmSouth S
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