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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 Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 18:44:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

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 Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 18:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 55' South, Longitude: 114° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.22 meters/second, 1505.6 km/hour, 935.5 miles/hour or 813.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.59 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 minorth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 22' 46.2"935.26 miwest0° 04' 15.8"4.89 minorth935.48 mi
24 hours14° 38' 57.8"952.80 mieast2° 20' 24.2"160.95 minorth972.96 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 *Thu 1:44 PM978 km608 miles528 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownThu 10:44 AM1661 km1032 miles897 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:44 PM3469 km2155 miles1873 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteThu 8:44 AM3656 km2272 miles1974 nmWest W
LimaThu 1:44 PM4139 km2572 miles2235 nmEast E
QuitoThu 1:44 PM4527 km2813 miles2444 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Thu 3:44 PM4614 km2867 miles2492 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuatemalaThu 12:44 PM4660 km2896 miles2516 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaThu 8:44 AM4663 km2897 miles2518 nmWest W
San SalvadorThu 12:44 PM4665 km2899 miles2519 nmNortheast NE
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