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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 14:56:00 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 14:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 19' North, Longitude: 153° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.78 meters/second, 1601.2 km/hour, 994.9 miles/hour or 864.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.58 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 32' 05.2"994.82 miwest0° 10' 25.6"11.94 misouth995.11 mi
24 hours11° 09' 07.5"763.31 mieast4° 20' 45.9"298.65 misouth822.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirTue 1:56 AM488 km303 miles263 nmEast-southeast ESE
KoloniaTue 1:56 AM491 km305 miles265 nmEast-southeast ESE
HagåtñaTue 12:56 AM1158 km720 miles625 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenTue 2:56 AM1738 km1080 miles938 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandTue 2:56 AM1828 km1136 miles987 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraMon 11:56 PM1900 km1181 miles1026 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroTue 2:56 AM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmEast E
HoniaraTue 1:56 AM2072 km1287 miles1119 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyTue 12:56 AM2104 km1308 miles1136 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MelekeokMon 11:56 PM2136 km1327 miles1153 nmWest W
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