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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 10:46:00 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 10:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 02' North, Longitude: 145° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.92 meters/second, 1598.1 km/hour, 993.0 miles/hour or 862.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.55 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 misouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 32' 03.2"992.89 miwest0° 10' 14.1"11.72 misouth993.19 mi
24 hours11° 09' 19.7"762.10 mieast4° 17' 04.7"294.43 misouth820.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiTue 12:46 AM1535 km954 miles829 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluMon 12:46 AM1900 km1181 miles1026 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteMon 12:46 AM2973 km1847 miles1605 nmSouth S
FakaofoMon 11:46 PM3507 km2179 miles1894 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSun 10:46 PM3574 km2221 miles1930 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaMon 12:46 AM3696 km2296 miles1995 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Tue 12:46 AM3852 km2394 miles2080 nmSouthwest SW
Los AngelesMon 2:46 AM3926 km2439 miles2120 nmNortheast NE
San FranciscoMon 2:46 AM3934 km2444 miles2124 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MidwaySun 11:46 PM3959 km2460 miles2138 nmNorthwest NW
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