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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 14:26:00 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 14:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 04' North, Longitude: 172° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.37 meters/second, 1614.1 km/hour, 1003.0 miles/hour or 871.6 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 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 32' 06.2"1002.88 miwest0° 11' 14.9"12.88 misouth1003.07 mi
24 hours348° 47' 31.6"773.31 miwest4° 35' 05.5"315.02 misouth836.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaWed 2:26 AM300 km187 miles162 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroWed 2:26 AM366 km227 miles198 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenWed 2:26 AM794 km493 miles429 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 2:26 AM1309 km814 miles707 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiWed 2:26 AM1584 km984 miles855 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirWed 1:26 AM1608 km999 miles868 nmWest-northwest WNW
Wake IslandWed 2:26 AM1796 km1116 miles970 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraWed 1:26 AM2033 km1263 miles1098 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoWed 3:26 AM2346 km1458 miles1267 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaWed 1:26 AM2452 km1524 miles1324 nmSouth S

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