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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 13:08:00 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: 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 13:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 09' South, Longitude: 116° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.27 meters/second, 1606.6 km/hour, 998.3 miles/hour or 867.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.64 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 47.4"998.12 miwest0° 11' 25.8"13.09 misouth998.03 mi
24 hours11° 58' 08.1"823.15 mieast4° 26' 30.9"305.26 misouth873.94 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 8:08 AM2446 km1520 miles1321 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownFri 5:08 AM2532 km1573 miles1367 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsFri 7:08 AM3070 km1908 miles1658 nmEast E
Mexico CityFri 7:08 AM3424 km2128 miles1849 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaFri 7:08 AM3694 km2295 miles1994 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 7:08 AM3753 km2332 miles2026 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteFri 3:08 AM3784 km2351 miles2043 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManaguaFri 7:08 AM3934 km2445 miles2124 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloFri 6:08 AM3945 km2452 miles2130 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaFri 7:08 AM3954 km2457 miles2135 nmNortheast NE
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