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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 13:58:00 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 13:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 44' South, Longitude: 116° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.20 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
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.41 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 29' 09.4"984.48 miwest0° 10' 35.9"12.14 misouth984.27 mi
24 hours12° 42' 17.8"863.46 mieast3° 58' 20.3"273.06 misouth899.53 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 8:58 AM1973 km1226 miles1066 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownSat 5:58 AM2115 km1314 miles1142 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsSat 7:58 AM3204 km1991 miles1730 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteSat 3:58 AM3607 km2241 miles1947 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CitySat 7:58 AM3861 km2399 miles2085 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSat 7:58 AM4036 km2508 miles2179 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 7:58 AM4078 km2534 miles2202 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSat 7:58 AM4224 km2625 miles2281 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaSat 7:58 AM4269 km2653 miles2305 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSat 7:58 AM4287 km2664 miles2315 nmEast-northeast ENE

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