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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 Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 08:52:00 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: 99%

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 Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 08:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 17' North, Longitude: 140° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.14 meters/second, 1552.1 km/hour, 964.4 miles/hour or 838.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.07 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 misouth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 31' 17.8"964.20 miwest0° 07' 00.4"8.03 misouth964.52 mi
24 hours11° 24' 00.6"757.01 mieast3° 09' 02.5"216.62 misouth792.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluFri 10:52 PM1911 km1188 miles1032 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSat 10:52 PM2439 km1516 miles1317 nmSouthwest SW
San FranciscoSat 12:52 AM2967 km1844 miles1602 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los AngelesSat 12:52 AM2970 km1845 miles1604 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasSat 12:52 AM3334 km2071 miles1800 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSat 1:52 AM3335 km2072 miles1801 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixSat 1:52 AM3425 km2128 miles1849 nmNortheast NE
SeattleSat 12:52 AM3853 km2394 miles2081 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Salt Lake CitySat 1:52 AM3866 km2402 miles2088 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteFri 10:52 PM3871 km2405 miles2090 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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