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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 Friday, February 1, 2013 at 12:50:00 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: 72%

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 Friday, February 1, 2013 at 12:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 19' South, Longitude: 129° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.54 meters/second, 1593.1 km/hour, 989.9 miles/hour or 860.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.50 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 29' 58.5"989.75 miwest0° 10' 44.7"12.31 misouth989.58 mi
24 hours12° 17' 04.6"838.58 mieast4° 03' 44.6"279.23 misouth878.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownFri 4:50 AM1744 km1084 miles942 nmSouth S
PapeeteFri 2:50 AM2305 km1432 miles1245 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Fri 7:50 AM2931 km1821 miles1582 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiSat 2:50 AM3275 km2035 miles1768 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaFri 2:50 AM3452 km2145 miles1864 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 1:50 AM4432 km2754 miles2393 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluFri 2:50 AM4556 km2831 miles2460 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Sat 2:50 AM4579 km2845 miles2473 nmWest W
Mexico CityFri 6:50 AM4642 km2885 miles2507 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesFri 4:50 AM4956 km3080 miles2676 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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