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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 14:18:00 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: 45%

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 14:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 48' South, Longitude: 121° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.10 meters/second, 1584.4 km/hour, 984.5 miles/hour or 855.5 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' 07.9"984.26 miwest0° 10' 34.9"12.12 misouth984.05 mi
24 hours12° 42' 57.1"864.03 mieast3° 57' 50.0"272.49 misouth899.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSat 6:18 AM1813 km1126 miles979 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sat 9:18 AM2219 km1379 miles1198 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSat 4:18 AM3098 km1925 miles1673 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 8:18 AM3712 km2307 miles2004 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CitySat 8:18 AM4158 km2583 miles2245 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiSun 4:18 AM4190 km2603 miles2262 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaSat 4:18 AM4226 km2626 miles2282 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuatemalaSat 8:18 AM4439 km2758 miles2397 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 8:18 AM4495 km2793 miles2427 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSat 8:18 AM4666 km2899 miles2519 nmEast-northeast ENE
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