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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 11:46:00 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: 94%

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 11:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 34' North, Longitude: 148° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.08 meters/second, 1613.1 km/hour, 1002.3 miles/hour or 871.0 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' 11.1"0.21 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 32' 07.1"1002.24 miwest0° 11' 10.7"12.80 misouth1002.45 mi
24 hours11° 11' 40.5"771.89 mieast4° 34' 02.2"313.81 misouth834.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 1:46 AM990 km615 miles534 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluTue 1:46 AM2094 km1301 miles1130 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteTue 1:46 AM2445 km1519 miles1320 nmSouth S
FakaofoWed 12:46 AM2923 km1816 miles1578 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaTue 1:46 AM3093 km1922 miles1670 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandMon 11:46 PM3111 km1933 miles1680 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 1:46 AM3249 km2019 miles1754 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiTue 12:46 AM3487 km2166 miles1883 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiTue 11:46 PM3829 km2379 miles2068 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownTue 3:46 AM3854 km2395 miles2081 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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