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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 15:46:00 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 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 47' South, Longitude: 164° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.27 meters/second, 1617.4 km/hour, 1005.0 miles/hour or 873.3 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' 44.8"1004.90 miwest0° 11' 36.6"13.30 misouth1004.96 mi
24 hours11° 25' 58.7"790.75 mieast4° 37' 24.2"317.67 misouth850.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenThu 3:46 AM300 km186 miles162 nmEast E
TarawaThu 3:46 AM1006 km625 miles543 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraThu 2:46 AM1068 km663 miles577 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirThu 2:46 AM1085 km674 miles586 nmNorthwest NW
MajuroThu 3:46 AM1169 km727 miles631 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiThu 3:46 AM1869 km1161 miles1009 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaThu 2:46 AM1928 km1198 miles1041 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyThu 1:46 AM2118 km1316 miles1143 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandWed 3:46 AM2150 km1336 miles1161 nmEast E
Wake IslandThu 3:46 AM2235 km1389 miles1207 nmNorth N

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