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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 14:06:00 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: 34%

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 14:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 44' South, Longitude: 106° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.37 meters/second, 1556.5 km/hour, 967.2 miles/hour or 840.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.12 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 27' 10.5"966.91 miwest0° 09' 03.8"10.39 misouth966.63 mi
24 hours13° 31' 50.4"905.22 mieast3° 12' 31.9"220.65 misouth924.78 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 9:06 AM1409 km876 miles761 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 8:06 AM2371 km1473 miles1280 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownSun 6:06 AM2758 km1714 miles1489 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaSun 9:06 AM3156 km1961 miles1704 nmEast E
QuitoSun 9:06 AM3432 km2132 miles1853 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseSun 8:06 AM3651 km2268 miles1971 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 8:06 AM3653 km2270 miles1972 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSun 8:06 AM3668 km2279 miles1981 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSun 8:06 AM3689 km2292 miles1992 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaSun 8:06 AM3802 km2363 miles2053 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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