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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 09:42:00 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 09:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 11' North, Longitude: 152° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.36 meters/second, 1552.9 km/hour, 964.9 miles/hour or 838.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.08 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 misouth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 31' 18.5"964.69 miwest0° 07' 04.5"8.11 misouth965.02 mi
24 hours11° 23' 39.6"756.99 mieast3° 10' 30.2"218.29 misouth793.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloFri 11:42 PM469 km292 miles253 nmNorth-northwest NNW
WailukuFri 11:42 PM663 km412 miles358 nmNorthwest NW
HonoluluFri 11:42 PM793 km493 miles428 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiSat 11:42 PM1667 km1036 miles900 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayFri 10:42 PM2872 km1785 miles1551 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandFri 9:42 PM3163 km1965 miles1708 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 10:42 PM3494 km2171 miles1887 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteFri 11:42 PM3745 km2327 miles2022 nmSouth S
San FranciscoSat 1:42 AM3801 km2362 miles2052 nmNortheast NE
Apia *Sat 11:42 PM3934 km2444 miles2124 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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