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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 09:46:00 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: 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 09:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 43' North, Longitude: 90° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.75 meters/second, 1615.5 km/hour, 1003.8 miles/hour or 872.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 32' 28.5"1003.72 miwest0° 11' 14.1"12.87 misouth1003.90 mi
24 hours11° 05' 23.4"765.49 mieast4° 34' 53.4"314.79 misouth828.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsWed 3:46 AM517 km321 miles279 nmSouth S
San JoseWed 3:46 AM976 km606 miles527 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaWed 3:46 AM1036 km644 miles559 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorWed 3:46 AM1111 km691 miles600 nmNorth N
Santa AnaWed 3:46 AM1140 km708 miles615 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaWed 3:46 AM1197 km744 miles646 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaWed 3:46 AM1205 km749 miles651 nmNorth N
PanamaWed 4:46 AM1332 km828 miles719 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilWed 4:46 AM1335 km830 miles721 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoWed 4:46 AM1389 km863 miles750 nmEast-southeast ESE

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