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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 20:34:00 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: 39%

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 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 53' North, Longitude: 53° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.33 meters/second, 1599.6 km/hour, 993.9 miles/hour or 863.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.56 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 32' 29.5"993.80 miwest0° 10' 06.7"11.58 minorth993.64 mi
24 hours10° 59' 51.9"751.63 mieast3° 47' 12.8"260.28 minorth791.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniThu 5:34 PM383 km238 miles207 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboThu 5:34 PM398 km248 miles215 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CayenneThu 5:34 PM449 km279 miles242 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Nieuw NickerieThu 5:34 PM525 km326 miles283 nmSouthwest SW
New AmsterdamThu 4:34 PM553 km343 miles298 nmWest-southwest WSW
GeorgetownThu 4:34 PM587 km364 miles317 nmWest-southwest WSW
LindenThu 4:34 PM637 km396 miles344 nmWest-southwest WSW
BridgetownThu 4:34 PM836 km520 miles451 nmNorthwest NW
ScarboroughThu 4:34 PM858 km533 miles463 nmWest-northwest WNW
ChaguanasThu 4:34 PM912 km567 miles493 nmWest-northwest WNW

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