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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 14:56:00 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: 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 14:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 51' South, Longitude: 118° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.08 meters/second, 1555.5 km/hour, 966.5 miles/hour or 839.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.11 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 27' 06.3"966.26 miwest0° 08' 59.7"10.31 misouth965.98 mi
24 hours13° 33' 34.5"906.63 mieast3° 10' 36.5"218.45 misouth925.63 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 9:56 AM1631 km1014 miles881 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownSun 6:56 AM1687 km1048 miles911 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteSun 4:56 AM3373 km2096 miles1821 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsSun 8:56 AM3495 km2172 miles1887 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CitySun 8:56 AM4324 km2687 miles2335 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSun 9:56 AM4453 km2767 miles2404 nmEast E
GuatemalaSun 8:56 AM4454 km2768 miles2405 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaSun 4:56 AM4455 km2768 miles2405 nmWest-southwest WSW
San SalvadorSun 8:56 AM4486 km2787 miles2422 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSun 8:56 AM4610 km2865 miles2489 nmNortheast NE
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