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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 10:10:00 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: 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 10:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 08' North, Longitude: 136° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.79 meters/second, 1597.6 km/hour, 992.7 miles/hour or 862.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.54 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 misouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 32' 02.8"992.60 miwest0° 10' 12.3"11.69 misouth992.91 mi
24 hours11° 09' 22.6"761.94 mieast4° 16' 31.2"293.79 misouth820.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiTue 12:10 AM2418 km1502 miles1305 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluMon 12:10 AM2633 km1636 miles1422 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteMon 12:10 AM3269 km2032 miles1765 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los AngelesMon 2:10 AM3345 km2078 miles1806 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloMon 3:10 AM3480 km2162 miles1879 nmNortheast NE
San FranciscoMon 2:10 AM3482 km2164 miles1880 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixMon 3:10 AM3694 km2295 miles1994 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasMon 2:10 AM3703 km2301 miles2000 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownMon 2:10 AM3852 km2393 miles2080 nmSouth S
RarotongaMon 12:10 AM4198 km2609 miles2267 nmSouthwest SW
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