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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 Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 17:20:00 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: 6%

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 Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 52' South, Longitude: 109° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.45 meters/second, 1495.6 km/hour, 929.3 miles/hour or 807.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.49 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth15.49 mi
1 hour14° 22' 22.3"929.01 miwest0° 00' 23.5"0.45 minorth929.03 mi
24 hours15° 01' 22.9"971.01 mieast0° 52' 02.4"59.67 minorth975.59 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 *Wed 12:20 PM690 km428 miles372 nmSouth S
AdamstownWed 9:20 AM2129 km1323 miles1149 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsWed 11:20 AM3117 km1937 miles1683 nmNortheast NE
LimaWed 12:20 PM3626 km2253 miles1958 nmEast E
Santiago *Wed 2:20 PM4094 km2544 miles2211 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoWed 12:20 PM4100 km2548 miles2214 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteWed 7:20 AM4186 km2601 miles2260 nmWest W
La PazWed 1:20 PM4412 km2742 miles2382 nmEast E
San JoseWed 11:20 AM4421 km2747 miles2387 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 11:20 AM4440 km2759 miles2397 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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