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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 Monday, January 28, 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: 98%

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 Monday, January 28, 2013 at 09:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 12' North, Longitude: 130° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.71 meters/second, 1597.3 km/hour, 992.5 miles/hour or 862.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.54 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 misouth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 32' 02.6"992.41 miwest0° 10' 11.2"11.67 misouth992.71 mi
24 hours11° 09' 24.6"761.83 mieast4° 16' 08.7"293.36 misouth819.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HermosilloMon 2:46 AM3030 km1883 miles1636 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiMon 11:46 PM3034 km1885 miles1638 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los AngelesMon 1:46 AM3042 km1890 miles1642 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HonoluluSun 11:46 PM3180 km1976 miles1717 nmWest-northwest WNW
San FranciscoMon 1:46 AM3277 km2036 miles1769 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixMon 2:46 AM3308 km2056 miles1786 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las VegasMon 1:46 AM3383 km2102 miles1827 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteSun 11:46 PM3598 km2236 miles1943 nmSouthwest SW
Mexico CityMon 3:46 AM3604 km2239 miles1946 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownMon 1:46 AM3792 km2356 miles2048 nmSouth S

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