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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 Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 13:56:00 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: 46%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 13:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 44' South, Longitude: 116° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.21 meters/second, 1584.7 km/hour, 984.7 miles/hour or 855.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.41 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 29' 09.6"984.50 miwest0° 10' 36.0"12.14 misouth984.29 mi
24 hours12° 42' 13.9"863.40 mieast3° 58' 23.4"273.12 misouth899.50 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 *Sat 8:56 AM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownSat 5:56 AM2150 km1336 miles1161 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsSat 7:56 AM3153 km1959 miles1703 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteSat 3:56 AM3658 km2273 miles1975 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CitySat 7:56 AM3834 km2382 miles2070 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSat 7:56 AM3997 km2484 miles2158 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 7:56 AM4038 km2509 miles2180 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSat 7:56 AM4181 km2598 miles2258 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaSat 7:56 AM4228 km2627 miles2283 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSat 7:56 AM4242 km2636 miles2291 nmEast-northeast ENE
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