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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 14:46:00 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: 80%

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 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 13' South, Longitude: 169° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.10 meters/second, 1609.6 km/hour, 1000.1 miles/hour or 869.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.67 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.6"1000.01 miwest0° 11' 25.5"13.08 misouth999.95 mi
24 hours11° 47' 54.8"812.75 mieast4° 26' 37.6"305.38 misouth864.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiFri 3:46 AM192 km120 miles104 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoFri 3:46 AM485 km302 miles262 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandThu 2:46 AM952 km591 miles514 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Fri 4:46 AM977 km607 miles528 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 4:46 AM979 km608 miles529 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pago PagoThu 3:46 AM1006 km625 miles543 nmSouth S
FunafutiFri 2:46 AM1266 km786 miles683 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 3:46 AM1531 km951 miles827 nmSouth S
KiritimatiFri 4:46 AM1594 km990 miles861 nmEast-northeast ENE
NukualofaFri 3:46 AM1855 km1153 miles1002 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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