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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 22:36:00 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: 40%

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 22:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 13' North, Longitude: 82° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.91 meters/second, 1598.1 km/hour, 993.0 miles/hour or 862.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.55 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 32' 30.2"992.87 miwest0° 10' 00.3"11.46 minorth992.70 mi
24 hours10° 59' 56.6"751.01 mieast3° 44' 21.8"257.02 minorth789.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BoqueteThu 5:36 PM66 km41 miles36 nmSoutheast SE
LimónThu 4:36 PM88 km54 miles47 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DavidThu 5:36 PM99 km61 miles53 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San JoseThu 4:36 PM158 km98 miles85 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlajuelaThu 4:36 PM175 km109 miles95 nmWest-northwest WNW
Santiago de VeraguasThu 5:36 PM239 km148 miles129 nmEast-southeast ESE
PanamaThu 5:36 PM365 km227 miles197 nmEast E
MasayaThu 4:36 PM469 km291 miles253 nmNorthwest NW
ManaguaThu 4:36 PM495 km308 miles267 nmNorthwest NW
MatagalpaThu 4:36 PM530 km329 miles286 nmNorthwest NW

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