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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 Friday, January 18, 2013 at 01:34:00 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: 41%

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 Friday, January 18, 2013 at 01:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 43' North, Longitude: 125° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.29 meters/second, 1595.8 km/hour, 991.6 miles/hour or 861.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.53 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 32' 30.9"991.46 miwest0° 09' 50.7"11.28 minorth991.28 mi
24 hours11° 00' 09.4"750.18 mieast3° 40' 07.0"252.17 minorth787.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MazatlanThu 6:34 PM2562 km1592 miles1383 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloThu 6:34 PM2653 km1649 miles1433 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesThu 5:34 PM2808 km1745 miles1516 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixThu 6:34 PM2989 km1857 miles1614 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityThu 7:34 PM3080 km1914 miles1663 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las VegasThu 5:34 PM3124 km1941 miles1687 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San FranciscoThu 5:34 PM3127 km1943 miles1689 nmNorth N
KiritimatiFri 3:34 PM3577 km2223 miles1931 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluThu 3:34 PM3644 km2264 miles1967 nmWest-northwest WNW
Salt Lake CityThu 6:34 PM3711 km2306 miles2004 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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