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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 Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 08:18:00 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: 69%

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 Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 08:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 35' South, Longitude: 57° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.43 meters/second, 1618.0 km/hour, 1005.4 miles/hour or 873.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 01.1"1005.25 miwest0° 11' 36.1"13.29 misouth1005.32 mi
24 hours11° 21' 40.2"785.82 mieast4° 38' 30.3"318.93 misouth846.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManausThu 4:18 AM363 km226 miles196 nmSouthwest SW
SantarémThu 5:18 AM413 km257 miles223 nmEast-southeast ESE
Boa VistaThu 4:18 AM489 km304 miles264 nmNorthwest NW
Nieuw NickerieThu 5:18 AM729 km453 miles393 nmNorth N
LindenThu 4:18 AM731 km454 miles395 nmNorth N
New AmsterdamThu 4:18 AM756 km470 miles408 nmNorth N
ParamariboThu 5:18 AM772 km480 miles417 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniThu 5:18 AM801 km498 miles433 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GeorgetownThu 4:18 AM818 km508 miles442 nmNorth N
CayenneThu 5:18 AM873 km542 miles471 nmNortheast NE

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