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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 09:52:00 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 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 10' North, Longitude: 155° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.40 meters/second, 1553.0 km/hour, 965.0 miles/hour or 838.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.08 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 misouth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 31' 18.7"964.79 miwest0° 07' 05.2"8.12 misouth965.11 mi
24 hours11° 23' 35.5"756.99 mieast3° 10' 47.7"218.62 misouth793.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloFri 11:52 PM391 km243 miles211 nmNorth N
WailukuFri 11:52 PM545 km338 miles294 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluFri 11:52 PM643 km400 miles347 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KiritimatiSat 11:52 PM1602 km996 miles865 nmSouth S
MidwayFri 10:52 PM2656 km1650 miles1434 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandFri 9:52 PM2945 km1830 miles1590 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSat 10:52 PM3342 km2077 miles1805 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteFri 11:52 PM3776 km2346 miles2039 nmSouth S
Apia *Sat 11:52 PM3796 km2359 miles2050 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroSat 9:52 PM3810 km2367 miles2057 nmWest-southwest WSW
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