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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 Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 09:46:00 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: 100%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 09:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 00' North, Longitude: 142° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.83 meters/second, 1576.2 km/hour, 979.4 miles/hour or 851.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.32 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 31' 43.7"979.22 miwest0° 08' 49.1"10.11 misouth979.56 mi
24 hours11° 14' 30.6"757.72 mieast3° 48' 12.9"261.44 misouth806.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSat 11:46 PM1903 km1183 miles1028 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSun 11:46 PM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmSouthwest SW
Los AngelesSun 1:46 AM3358 km2087 miles1813 nmNortheast NE
San FranciscoSun 1:46 AM3370 km2094 miles1820 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteSat 11:46 PM3474 km2159 miles1876 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HermosilloSun 2:46 AM3681 km2287 miles1987 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasSun 1:46 AM3723 km2313 miles2010 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixSun 2:46 AM3798 km2360 miles2051 nmNortheast NE
MidwaySat 10:46 PM4016 km2496 miles2169 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandSat 9:46 PM4041 km2511 miles2182 nmWest-southwest WSW

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