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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 Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 08:08:00 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: 78%

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 Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 08:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 01' North, Longitude: 66° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.59 meters/second, 1614.9 km/hour, 1003.5 miles/hour or 872.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 32' 29.6"1003.38 miwest0° 11' 11.6"12.82 misouth1003.57 mi
24 hours11° 04' 36.9"764.32 mieast4° 34' 14.1"314.04 misouth827.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto AyacuchoWed 3:38 AM215 km133 miles116 nmNorth-northwest NNW
San Fernando de ApureWed 3:38 AM439 km273 miles237 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MitúWed 3:08 AM507 km315 miles274 nmSouthwest SW
Ciudad BolívarWed 3:38 AM566 km352 miles306 nmNortheast NE
Boa VistaWed 4:08 AM666 km414 miles360 nmEast E
CaracasWed 3:38 AM717 km445 miles387 nmNorth N
BogotaWed 3:08 AM834 km518 miles450 nmWest W
San FernandoWed 4:08 AM895 km556 miles483 nmNortheast NE
ChaguanasWed 4:08 AM919 km571 miles496 nmNortheast NE
Port of SpainWed 4:08 AM924 km574 miles499 nmNortheast NE

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