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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 Monday, January 7, 2013 at 14:44:00 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: 24%

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 Monday, January 7, 2013 at 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 01' South, Longitude: 101° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.14 meters/second, 1526.9 km/hour, 948.8 miles/hour or 824.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.81 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 misouth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 25' 02.5"948.46 miwest0° 06' 40.8"7.66 misouth948.19 mi
24 hours14° 20' 05.7"943.03 mieast2° 06' 16.4"144.76 misouth948.29 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 *Mon 9:44 AM1276 km793 miles689 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsMon 8:44 AM2308 km1434 miles1246 nmNortheast NE
LimaMon 9:44 AM2727 km1694 miles1472 nmEast E
AdamstownMon 6:44 AM3041 km1889 miles1642 nmWest-southwest WSW
QuitoMon 9:44 AM3209 km1994 miles1732 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Mon 11:44 AM3529 km2193 miles1906 nmSoutheast SE
La PazMon 10:44 AM3566 km2216 miles1925 nmEast E
San JoseMon 8:44 AM3645 km2265 miles1968 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaMon 8:44 AM3741 km2324 miles2020 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoMon 10:44 AM3757 km2335 miles2029 nmEast E

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