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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 11:10:00 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 11:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 48' North, Longitude: 162° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.20 meters/second, 1577.5 km/hour, 980.2 miles/hour or 851.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.34 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 misouth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.1"980.05 miwest0° 08' 54.7"10.21 misouth980.39 mi
24 hours11° 14' 04.3"757.85 mieast3° 50' 07.4"263.62 misouth807.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSun 1:10 AM1064 km661 miles575 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiMon 1:10 AM1337 km831 miles722 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandSat 11:10 PM2078 km1292 miles1122 nmSouthwest SW
MidwaySun 12:10 AM2301 km1430 miles1242 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoMon 12:10 AM2634 km1637 miles1422 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroSun 11:10 PM2947 km1831 miles1592 nmWest W
TarawaSun 11:10 PM2979 km1851 miles1609 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSun 11:10 PM3105 km1929 miles1677 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Mon 1:10 AM3118 km1937 miles1683 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandSun 11:10 PM3372 km2095 miles1821 nmWest-northwest WNW

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