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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 15:32:00 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 15:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 21' South, Longitude: 179° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.98 meters/second, 1609.1 km/hour, 999.9 miles/hour or 868.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 59.6"999.74 miwest0° 11' 24.6"13.07 misouth999.67 mi
24 hours348° 11' 11.8"813.58 miwest4° 26' 02.7"304.71 misouth865.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiFri 3:32 AM350 km217 miles189 nmSouth S
Baker IslandThu 3:32 AM790 km491 miles426 nmNortheast NE
TarawaFri 3:32 AM1007 km626 miles544 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoFri 4:32 AM1160 km721 miles627 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Fri 5:32 AM1375 km855 miles743 nmSoutheast SE
SuvaFri 3:32 AM1415 km879 miles764 nmSouth S
YarenFri 3:32 AM1450 km901 miles783 nmWest-northwest WNW
MajuroFri 3:32 AM1635 km1016 miles883 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaFri 2:32 AM1800 km1118 miles972 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaFri 4:32 AM1853 km1151 miles1000 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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