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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 14:34:00 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 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 02' North, Longitude: 170° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.38 meters/second, 1614.2 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"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 32' 06.2"1002.91 miwest0° 11' 15.1"12.89 misouth1003.10 mi
24 hours348° 47' 29.1"773.39 miwest4° 35' 08.4"315.08 misouth836.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroWed 2:34 AM354 km220 miles191 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TarawaWed 2:34 AM405 km252 miles219 nmSoutheast SE
YarenWed 2:34 AM641 km398 miles346 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirWed 1:34 AM1399 km869 miles755 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandTue 2:34 AM1514 km941 miles817 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiWed 2:34 AM1695 km1053 miles915 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandWed 2:34 AM1736 km1079 miles938 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraWed 1:34 AM1891 km1175 miles1021 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaWed 1:34 AM2420 km1503 miles1306 nmSouth S
FakaofoWed 3:34 AM2515 km1563 miles1358 nmSoutheast SE

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