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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 13:36:00 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 13:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 13' North, Longitude: 175° 29' 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
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 misouth1002.89 mi
24 hours11° 12' 12.6"772.86 mieast4° 34' 46.6"314.66 misouth835.80 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 1:36 AM459 km285 miles248 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaWed 1:36 AM1317 km818 miles711 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 1:36 AM1509 km938 miles815 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiWed 1:36 AM1526 km948 miles824 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoWed 2:36 AM1575 km979 miles850 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenWed 1:36 AM2026 km1259 miles1094 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiWed 3:36 AM2035 km1264 miles1099 nmEast E
Apia *Wed 3:36 AM2038 km1267 miles1101 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandWed 1:36 AM2558 km1589 miles1381 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaWed 1:36 AM2561 km1591 miles1383 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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