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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 10:02:00 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 10:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 09' North, Longitude: 157° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.45 meters/second, 1553.2 km/hour, 965.1 miles/hour or 838.7 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' 07.1"0.13 misouth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 31' 19.0"964.89 miwest0° 07' 06.0"8.14 misouth965.21 mi
24 hours11° 23' 31.2"756.99 mieast3° 11' 05.1"218.96 misouth793.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloSat 12:02 AM465 km289 miles251 nmNorth-northeast NNE
WailukuSat 12:02 AM533 km331 miles288 nmNorth N
HonoluluSat 12:02 AM573 km356 miles309 nmNorth N
KiritimatiSun 12:02 AM1580 km982 miles853 nmSouth S
MidwayFri 11:02 PM2446 km1520 miles1321 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandFri 10:02 PM2736 km1700 miles1477 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSat 11:02 PM3206 km1992 miles1731 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroSat 10:02 PM3556 km2210 miles1920 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSat 10:02 PM3629 km2255 miles1959 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 12:02 AM3672 km2282 miles1983 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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