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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 12:40:00 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: 57%

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 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 04' South, Longitude: 109° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.35 meters/second, 1606.9 km/hour, 998.5 miles/hour or 867.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.64 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.9"998.32 miwest0° 11' 26.4"13.10 misouth998.22 mi
24 hours11° 57' 24.5"822.46 mieast4° 26' 52.5"305.67 misouth873.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Fri 7:40 AM2328 km1446 miles1257 nmSouth S
Galapagos IslandsFri 6:40 AM2333 km1450 miles1260 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownFri 4:40 AM3005 km1867 miles1623 nmSouthwest SW
Mexico CityFri 6:40 AM3059 km1901 miles1652 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaFri 6:40 AM3135 km1948 miles1693 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 6:40 AM3169 km1969 miles1711 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaFri 6:40 AM3308 km2055 miles1786 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaFri 6:40 AM3357 km2086 miles1813 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 6:40 AM3372 km2095 miles1821 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelmopanFri 6:40 AM3476 km2160 miles1877 nmNortheast NE

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