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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 14:24:00 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 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 47' South, Longitude: 110° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.26 meters/second, 1556.1 km/hour, 966.9 miles/hour or 840.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.11 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 27' 09.1"966.67 miwest0° 09' 02.4"10.36 misouth966.39 mi
24 hours13° 32' 27.8"905.73 mieast3° 11' 50.5"219.86 misouth925.09 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 9:24 AM1367 km850 miles738 nmSouth S
AdamstownSun 6:24 AM2352 km1461 miles1270 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 8:24 AM2755 km1712 miles1488 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaSun 9:24 AM3623 km2251 miles1956 nmEast E
QuitoSun 9:24 AM3862 km2399 miles2085 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuatemalaSun 8:24 AM3918 km2434 miles2116 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 8:24 AM3921 km2437 miles2117 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CitySun 8:24 AM3979 km2473 miles2149 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseSun 8:24 AM3988 km2478 miles2153 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSun 8:24 AM3994 km2482 miles2157 nmNortheast NE
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