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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 Friday, January 4, 2013 at 09:18:00 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: 58%

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 Friday, January 4, 2013 at 09:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 25' South, Longitude: 61° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.95 meters/second, 1609.0 km/hour, 999.8 miles/hour or 868.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 59.8"999.65 miwest0° 11' 30.0"13.17 misouth999.58 mi
24 hours11° 52' 17.7"817.51 mieast4° 29' 18.3"308.45 misouth870.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManicoréFri 5:18 AM49 km30 miles26 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManausFri 5:18 AM281 km175 miles152 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto VelhoFri 5:18 AM481 km299 miles260 nmSouthwest SW
RiberaltaFri 5:18 AM825 km513 miles446 nmSouthwest SW
Rio BrancoFri 5:18 AM897 km557 miles484 nmSouthwest SW
GeorgetownFri 5:18 AM1391 km864 miles751 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ParamariboFri 6:18 AM1407 km874 miles760 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazFri 5:18 AM1447 km899 miles781 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémFri 6:18 AM1469 km913 miles793 nmEast-northeast ENE
CayenneFri 6:18 AM1503 km934 miles812 nmNortheast NE
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