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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 08:46:00 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 08:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 14' North, Longitude: 86° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.11 meters/second, 1602.4 km/hour, 995.7 miles/hour or 865.2 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' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 32' 31.9"995.56 miwest0° 10' 22.7"11.89 misouth995.84 mi
24 hours10° 58' 57.7"751.89 mieast4° 19' 27.3"297.15 misouth811.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlajuelaTue 2:46 AM345 km215 miles187 nmNortheast NE
San JoseTue 2:46 AM352 km219 miles190 nmEast-northeast ENE
MasayaTue 2:46 AM421 km262 miles227 nmNorth N
ManaguaTue 2:46 AM438 km272 miles236 nmNorth N
DavidTue 3:46 AM481 km299 miles260 nmEast E
MatagalpaTue 2:46 AM528 km328 miles285 nmNorth N
San MiguelTue 2:46 AM600 km373 miles324 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santiago de VeraguasTue 3:46 AM640 km398 miles346 nmEast E
TegucigalpaTue 2:46 AM650 km404 miles351 nmNorth N
San SalvadorTue 2:46 AM660 km410 miles356 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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