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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 22:44:00 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: 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 22:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 15' North, Longitude: 84° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.88 meters/second, 1598.0 km/hour, 992.9 miles/hour or 862.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.55 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 32' 30.2"992.81 miwest0° 09' 59.9"11.45 minorth992.64 mi
24 hours10° 59' 57.1"750.97 mieast3° 44' 10.5"256.81 minorth789.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlajuelaThu 4:44 PM105 km65 miles57 nmNortheast NE
San JoseThu 4:44 PM107 km67 miles58 nmNortheast NE
LiberiaThu 4:44 PM169 km105 miles92 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LimónThu 4:44 PM208 km129 miles112 nmEast-northeast ENE
DavidThu 5:44 PM273 km170 miles147 nmEast-southeast ESE
MasayaThu 4:44 PM335 km208 miles181 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManaguaThu 4:44 PM360 km224 miles194 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MatagalpaThu 4:44 PM426 km265 miles230 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santiago de VeraguasThu 5:44 PM436 km271 miles236 nmEast-southeast ESE
Puerto CabezasThu 4:44 PM550 km342 miles297 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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