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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 10:30:00 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: 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 10:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 05' North, Longitude: 141° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.86 meters/second, 1597.9 km/hour, 992.9 miles/hour or 862.8 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' 03.1"992.76 miwest0° 10' 13.3"11.71 misouth993.07 mi
24 hours11° 09' 21.1"762.03 mieast4° 16' 49.8"294.15 misouth820.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiTue 12:30 AM1917 km1191 miles1035 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluMon 12:30 AM2208 km1372 miles1192 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteMon 12:30 AM3071 km1908 miles1658 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los AngelesMon 2:30 AM3652 km2269 miles1972 nmNortheast NE
San FranciscoMon 2:30 AM3714 km2308 miles2006 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoMon 11:30 PM3868 km2403 miles2088 nmWest-southwest WSW
HermosilloMon 3:30 AM3887 km2415 miles2099 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaMon 12:30 AM3898 km2422 miles2105 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownMon 2:30 AM3978 km2472 miles2148 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandSun 10:30 PM3990 km2479 miles2154 nmWest-southwest WSW

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