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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 08:24:00 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 08:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 17' North, Longitude: 81° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.04 meters/second, 1602.1 km/hour, 995.5 miles/hour or 865.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.59 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 misouth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 32' 31.8"995.39 miwest0° 10' 21.7"11.87 misouth995.68 mi
24 hours10° 58' 56.9"751.76 mieast4° 19' 08.9"296.79 misouth811.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santiago de VeraguasTue 3:24 AM57 km35 miles31 nmEast-southeast ESE
DavidTue 3:24 AM108 km67 miles58 nmWest W
BoqueteTue 3:24 AM120 km74 miles65 nmWest-northwest WNW
ColónTue 3:24 AM208 km129 miles112 nmNortheast NE
PanamaTue 3:24 AM227 km141 miles123 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseTue 2:24 AM341 km212 miles184 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlajuelaTue 2:24 AM358 km222 miles193 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonteríaTue 3:24 AM616 km383 miles333 nmEast E
MasayaTue 2:24 AM651 km405 miles352 nmNorthwest NW
Puerto CabezasTue 2:24 AM668 km415 miles361 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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