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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 Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 13:46:00 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: 88%

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 Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 13:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 23' South, Longitude: 166° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.33 meters/second, 1617.6 km/hour, 1005.1 miles/hour or 873.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 47.5"1005.02 miwest0° 11' 36.2"13.29 misouth1005.09 mi
24 hours11° 24' 30.5"789.11 mieast4° 37' 44.6"318.06 misouth849.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiThu 2:46 AM578 km359 miles312 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiThu 3:46 AM1073 km667 miles579 nmEast-northeast ENE
Baker IslandWed 1:46 AM1089 km677 miles588 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 2:46 AM1112 km691 miles600 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Thu 3:46 AM1588 km987 miles857 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 1:46 AM1801 km1119 miles972 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiWed 2:46 AM2093 km1301 miles1130 nmSouth S
TarawaThu 1:46 AM2267 km1409 miles1224 nmWest W
RarotongaWed 3:46 AM2426 km1507 miles1310 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaThu 2:46 AM2473 km1537 miles1336 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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