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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 10:22:00 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 10:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 07' North, Longitude: 162° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.53 meters/second, 1553.5 km/hour, 965.3 miles/hour or 838.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.09 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 misouth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 31' 19.2"965.09 miwest0° 07' 07.6"8.17 misouth965.41 mi
24 hours11° 23' 22.8"756.98 mieast3° 11' 39.9"219.62 misouth793.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSat 12:22 AM741 km460 miles400 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiSun 12:22 AM1666 km1035 miles900 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayFri 11:22 PM2050 km1274 miles1107 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandFri 10:22 PM2352 km1461 miles1270 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSat 11:22 PM2986 km1855 miles1612 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroSat 10:22 PM3053 km1897 miles1649 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSat 10:22 PM3162 km1964 miles1707 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandSat 10:22 PM3311 km2057 miles1788 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 10:22 PM3403 km2114 miles1837 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Sun 12:22 AM3473 km2158 miles1875 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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