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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 Tuesday, January 29, 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: 95%

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 Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 10:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 45' North, Longitude: 134° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.97 meters/second, 1612.7 km/hour, 1002.1 miles/hour or 870.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 32' 07.4"1001.98 miwest0° 11' 09.0"12.77 misouth1002.19 mi
24 hours11° 11' 24.3"771.38 mieast4° 33' 36.1"313.32 misouth834.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 12:46 AM2578 km1602 miles1392 nmWest W
PapeeteTue 12:46 AM2981 km1852 miles1610 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluTue 12:46 AM3135 km1948 miles1693 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownTue 2:46 AM3330 km2069 miles1798 nmSouth S
Los AngelesTue 2:46 AM3644 km2264 miles1968 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloTue 3:46 AM3647 km2266 miles1969 nmNortheast NE
San FranciscoTue 2:46 AM3851 km2393 miles2079 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixTue 3:46 AM3925 km2439 miles2119 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las VegasTue 2:46 AM3990 km2480 miles2155 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaTue 12:46 AM3998 km2484 miles2159 nmSouthwest SW
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