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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 Friday, January 11, 2013 at 20:04:00 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 is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 20:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 24' South, Longitude: 119° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.15 meters/second, 1530.5 km/hour, 951.0 miles/hour or 826.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.85 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 24' 16.2"950.81 miwest0° 07' 36.7"8.72 minorth951.18 mi
24 hours13° 55' 25.5"919.09 mieast3° 31' 25.8"242.29 minorth958.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownFri 12:04 PM1390 km864 miles750 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Fri 3:04 PM1496 km930 miles808 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteFri 10:04 AM3192 km1983 miles1724 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsFri 2:04 PM3746 km2328 miles2023 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaFri 10:04 AM4245 km2637 miles2292 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaFri 3:04 PM4600 km2858 miles2484 nmEast E
Mexico CityFri 2:04 PM4642 km2884 miles2506 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiSat 10:04 AM4668 km2900 miles2520 nmWest-northwest WNW
GuatemalaFri 2:04 PM4759 km2957 miles2570 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 2:04 PM4786 km2974 miles2584 nmNortheast NE

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