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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 Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 14:08:00 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: 81%

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 Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 14:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 05' South, Longitude: 160° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.20 meters/second, 1609.9 km/hour, 1000.4 miles/hour or 869.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.67 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.0"1000.23 miwest0° 11' 26.2"13.10 misouth1000.17 mi
24 hours11° 47' 11.3"812.07 mieast4° 27' 06.0"305.91 misouth864.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 4:08 AM852 km529 miles460 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoFri 3:08 AM1263 km785 miles682 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 4:08 AM1559 km969 miles842 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaThu 4:08 AM1788 km1111 miles966 nmSouth S
PapeeteThu 4:08 AM1829 km1136 miles988 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiThu 3:08 AM1845 km1146 miles996 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandThu 2:08 AM1857 km1154 miles1003 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiFri 2:08 AM2260 km1404 miles1220 nmWest W
NukualofaFri 3:08 AM2373 km1474 miles1281 nmSouthwest SW
SuvaFri 2:08 AM2697 km1676 miles1456 nmSouthwest SW

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