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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 15:36:00 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 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 22' South, Longitude: 178° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.97 meters/second, 1609.1 km/hour, 999.9 miles/hour or 868.8 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"999.72 miwest0° 11' 24.5"13.07 misouth999.65 mi
24 hours348° 11' 07.2"813.65 miwest4° 25' 59.6"304.65 misouth865.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiFri 3:36 AM370 km230 miles200 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandThu 3:36 AM863 km536 miles466 nmNortheast NE
TarawaFri 3:36 AM940 km584 miles507 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoFri 4:36 AM1259 km782 miles680 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenFri 3:36 AM1351 km840 miles730 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaFri 3:36 AM1413 km878 miles763 nmSouth S
Apia *Fri 5:36 AM1454 km903 miles785 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroFri 3:36 AM1582 km983 miles854 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaFri 2:36 AM1732 km1076 miles935 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaFri 4:36 AM1889 km1174 miles1020 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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