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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 Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 07:34:00 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: 86%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 07:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 26' North, Longitude: 69° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.87 meters/second, 1601.5 km/hour, 995.1 miles/hour or 864.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.58 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 misouth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 32' 31.5"995.02 miwest0° 10' 19.5"11.83 misouth995.31 mi
24 hours10° 58' 55.7"751.46 mieast4° 18' 26.2"295.98 misouth810.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BarquisimetoTue 3:04 AM179 km111 miles97 nmNorth N
San Fernando de ApureTue 3:04 AM215 km133 miles116 nmEast-southeast ESE
ValenciaTue 3:04 AM249 km155 miles134 nmNortheast NE
MaracayTue 3:04 AM294 km183 miles159 nmNortheast NE
CaracasTue 3:04 AM353 km219 miles190 nmNortheast NE
CúcutaTue 2:34 AM355 km220 miles191 nmWest W
MaracaiboTue 3:04 AM356 km222 miles192 nmNorthwest NW
Puerto AyacuchoTue 3:04 AM360 km224 miles194 nmSouth-southeast SSE
WillemstadTue 3:34 AM409 km254 miles221 nmNorth N
BucaramangaTue 2:34 AM446 km277 miles241 nmWest-southwest WSW

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