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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 13:34:00 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 13:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 14' North, Longitude: 175° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.28 meters/second, 1613.8 km/hour, 1002.8 miles/hour or 871.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 32' 06.6"1002.68 miwest0° 11' 13.6"12.86 misouth1002.88 mi
24 hours11° 12' 11.9"772.84 mieast4° 34' 45.9"314.65 misouth835.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandTue 1:34 AM475 km295 miles256 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RawakiWed 2:34 AM1000 km622 miles540 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaWed 1:34 AM1369 km851 miles739 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiWed 1:34 AM1548 km962 miles836 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoWed 2:34 AM1560 km970 miles843 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroWed 1:34 AM1562 km970 miles843 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiWed 3:34 AM1982 km1231 miles1070 nmEast E
Apia *Wed 3:34 AM2029 km1261 miles1096 nmSouth S
YarenWed 1:34 AM2078 km1291 miles1122 nmWest-southwest WSW
SuvaWed 1:34 AM2576 km1601 miles1391 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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