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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 10:20:00 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 10:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 55' North, Longitude: 150° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.98 meters/second, 1576.7 km/hour, 979.7 miles/hour or 851.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.33 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 31' 44.3"979.56 miwest0° 08' 51.4"10.15 misouth979.90 mi
24 hours11° 14' 19.8"757.77 mieast3° 48' 59.5"262.32 misouth806.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSun 12:20 AM1220 km758 miles659 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiMon 12:20 AM1442 km896 miles778 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandSat 10:20 PM3203 km1990 miles1730 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwaySat 11:20 PM3269 km2031 miles1765 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteSun 12:20 AM3370 km2094 miles1820 nmSouth S
FakaofoSun 11:20 PM3373 km2096 miles1821 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Mon 12:20 AM3783 km2351 miles2043 nmSouthwest SW
San FranciscoSun 2:20 AM3907 km2428 miles2110 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaSun 12:20 AM3915 km2432 miles2114 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los AngelesSun 2:20 AM4003 km2487 miles2161 nmNortheast NE
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