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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 17, 2013 at 00:44:00 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: 31%

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 Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 00:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 23' North, Longitude: 124° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.59 meters/second, 1611.3 km/hour, 1001.2 miles/hour or 870.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 32' 13.9"1001.13 miwest0° 11' 01.3"12.62 minorth1001.06 mi
24 hours11° 02' 23.6"760.29 mieast4° 12' 12.2"288.86 minorth810.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HermosilloWed 5:44 PM3005 km1867 miles1623 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityWed 6:44 PM3196 km1986 miles1725 nmEast-northeast ENE
Los AngelesWed 4:44 PM3248 km2018 miles1754 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixWed 5:44 PM3380 km2100 miles1825 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownWed 4:44 PM3415 km2122 miles1844 nmSouth S
Las VegasWed 4:44 PM3549 km2205 miles1916 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San FranciscoWed 4:44 PM3596 km2234 miles1942 nmNorth N
KiritimatiThu 2:44 PM3624 km2252 miles1957 nmWest W
PapeeteWed 2:44 PM3711 km2306 miles2004 nmSouthwest SW
GuatemalaWed 6:44 PM3897 km2422 miles2104 nmEast-northeast ENE

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