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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 10:20:00 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 10:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 06' North, Longitude: 139° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.83 meters/second, 1597.8 km/hour, 992.8 miles/hour or 862.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.55 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 misouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 32' 02.9"992.68 miwest0° 10' 12.9"11.70 misouth992.99 mi
24 hours11° 09' 21.8"761.98 mieast4° 16' 40.6"293.97 misouth820.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiTue 12:20 AM2165 km1345 miles1169 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluMon 12:20 AM2416 km1501 miles1304 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteMon 12:20 AM3161 km1964 miles1707 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los AngelesMon 2:20 AM3493 km2171 miles1886 nmNortheast NE
San FranciscoMon 2:20 AM3592 km2232 miles1939 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloMon 3:20 AM3681 km2287 miles1987 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasMon 2:20 AM3855 km2396 miles2082 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixMon 3:20 AM3870 km2405 miles2089 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownMon 2:20 AM3906 km2427 miles2109 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaMon 12:20 AM4042 km2512 miles2183 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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