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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 08:34:00 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 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 16' North, Longitude: 83° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.07 meters/second, 1602.2 km/hour, 995.6 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"995.47 miwest0° 10' 22.0"11.88 misouth995.75 mi
24 hours10° 58' 57.4"751.82 mieast4° 19' 17.2"296.95 misouth811.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DavidTue 3:34 AM161 km100 miles87 nmEast E
BoqueteTue 3:34 AM170 km105 miles92 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseTue 2:34 AM186 km116 miles101 nmNorth N
AlajuelaTue 2:34 AM197 km123 miles107 nmNorth N
LimónTue 2:34 AM213 km132 miles115 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago de VeraguasTue 3:34 AM320 km199 miles173 nmEast E
MasayaTue 2:34 AM477 km296 miles257 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PanamaTue 3:34 AM487 km303 miles263 nmEast E
ManaguaTue 2:34 AM502 km312 miles271 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MatagalpaTue 2:34 AM562 km349 miles303 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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