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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 14:46:00 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 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 00' North, Longitude: 167° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.40 meters/second, 1614.3 km/hour, 1003.1 miles/hour or 871.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 32' 06.1"1002.95 miwest0° 11' 15.4"12.89 misouth1003.15 mi
24 hours11° 12' 34.8"773.50 mieast4° 35' 12.7"315.16 misouth836.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenWed 2:46 AM506 km315 miles273 nmSouth S
MajuroWed 2:46 AM533 km331 miles288 nmNortheast NE
TarawaWed 2:46 AM670 km416 miles362 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirWed 1:46 AM1089 km676 miles588 nmWest-northwest WNW
Wake IslandWed 2:46 AM1693 km1052 miles914 nmNorth N
HoniaraWed 1:46 AM1708 km1061 miles922 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandTue 2:46 AM1826 km1134 miles986 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiWed 2:46 AM1896 km1178 miles1024 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaWed 1:46 AM2405 km1495 miles1299 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyWed 12:46 AM2705 km1681 miles1461 nmWest-southwest WSW
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