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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 15:36:00 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 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 51' North, Longitude: 155° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.48 meters/second, 1614.5 km/hour, 1003.2 miles/hour or 871.8 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' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 32' 05.9"1003.13 miwest0° 11' 16.7"12.91 misouth1003.32 mi
24 hours11° 12' 51.3"773.96 mieast4° 35' 30.3"315.49 misouth836.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirWed 2:36 AM455 km282 miles245 nmNortheast NE
KoloniaWed 2:36 AM462 km287 miles249 nmNortheast NE
YarenWed 3:36 AM1366 km849 miles737 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraWed 2:36 AM1551 km964 miles838 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaWed 1:36 AM1586 km985 miles856 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyWed 1:36 AM1732 km1076 miles935 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroWed 3:36 AM1784 km1109 miles963 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraWed 12:36 AM1785 km1109 miles964 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaWed 3:36 AM1971 km1225 miles1064 nmEast E
Wake IslandWed 3:36 AM2098 km1304 miles1133 nmNortheast NE

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