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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 Sunday, January 6, 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: 35%

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 Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 13:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 42' South, Longitude: 103° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.42 meters/second, 1556.7 km/hour, 967.3 miles/hour or 840.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.12 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 27' 11.4"967.03 miwest0° 09' 04.6"10.40 misouth966.75 mi
24 hours13° 31' 29.5"904.94 mieast3° 12' 54.9"221.09 misouth924.61 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 *Sun 8:56 AM1492 km927 miles805 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 7:56 AM2173 km1350 miles1174 nmNortheast NE
LimaSun 8:56 AM2897 km1800 miles1564 nmEast E
AdamstownSun 5:56 AM2990 km1858 miles1614 nmWest-southwest WSW
QuitoSun 8:56 AM3198 km1987 miles1727 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseSun 7:56 AM3477 km2161 miles1878 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 7:56 AM3522 km2189 miles1902 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSun 7:56 AM3536 km2197 miles1909 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSun 7:56 AM3550 km2206 miles1917 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaSun 7:56 AM3662 km2276 miles1977 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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