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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 11:30:00 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 11:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 45' North, Longitude: 167° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.29 meters/second, 1577.8 km/hour, 980.4 miles/hour or 852.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.34 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 misouth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.5"980.25 miwest0° 08' 55.9"10.23 misouth980.59 mi
24 hours11° 13' 58.1"757.88 mieast3° 50' 34.4"264.13 misouth807.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSun 1:30 AM1385 km860 miles748 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiMon 1:30 AM1634 km1015 miles882 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandSat 11:30 PM1715 km1066 miles926 nmSouthwest SW
MidwaySun 12:30 AM2003 km1245 miles1082 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MajuroSun 11:30 PM2430 km1510 miles1312 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoMon 12:30 AM2483 km1543 miles1341 nmSouth S
TarawaSun 11:30 PM2503 km1555 miles1352 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSun 11:30 PM2782 km1728 miles1502 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandSun 11:30 PM2871 km1784 miles1550 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Mon 1:30 AM2980 km1852 miles1609 nmSouth S

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