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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 Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 20:44:00 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 phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 46' South, Longitude: 115° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.72 meters/second, 1561.4 km/hour, 970.2 miles/hour or 843.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.17 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 26' 17.7"970.04 miwest0° 10' 00.4"11.47 minorth970.45 mi
24 hours13° 05' 25.7"879.51 mieast4° 18' 05.4"295.67 minorth934.72 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 *Sat 3:44 PM1595 km991 miles861 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownSat 12:44 PM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsSat 2:44 PM3157 km1962 miles1705 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteSat 10:44 AM3705 km2302 miles2001 nmWest W
Mexico CitySat 2:44 PM4071 km2530 miles2198 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSat 3:44 PM4140 km2573 miles2235 nmEast E
GuatemalaSat 2:44 PM4151 km2579 miles2241 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 2:44 PM4176 km2595 miles2255 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSat 2:44 PM4290 km2666 miles2316 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSat 3:44 PM4311 km2679 miles2328 nmEast-northeast ENE

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