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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 10:48:00 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 10:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 51' North, Longitude: 157° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.10 meters/second, 1577.2 km/hour, 980.0 miles/hour or 851.6 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' 08.8"0.17 misouth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 31' 44.8"979.83 miwest0° 08' 53.2"10.18 misouth980.17 mi
24 hours11° 14' 11.1"757.82 mieast3° 49' 37.6"263.05 misouth807.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSun 12:48 AM939 km583 miles507 nmNorth N
KiritimatiMon 12:48 AM1215 km755 miles656 nmSouth S
Baker IslandSat 10:48 PM2548 km1584 miles1376 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwaySat 11:48 PM2698 km1677 miles1457 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoSun 11:48 PM2907 km1806 miles1570 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Mon 12:48 AM3362 km2089 miles1815 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteSun 12:48 AM3464 km2152 miles1870 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroSun 10:48 PM3520 km2187 miles1901 nmWest W
FunafutiSun 10:48 PM3521 km2188 miles1901 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSun 10:48 PM3522 km2189 miles1902 nmWest-southwest WSW
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