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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 01:36:00 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: 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 01:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 43' North, Longitude: 126° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.28 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"991.45 miwest0° 09' 50.6"11.28 minorth991.27 mi
24 hours11° 00' 09.5"750.17 mieast3° 40' 04.1"252.11 minorth787.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MazatlanThu 6:36 PM2604 km1618 miles1406 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloThu 6:36 PM2683 km1667 miles1449 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesThu 5:36 PM2822 km1753 miles1524 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixThu 6:36 PM3012 km1872 miles1626 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityThu 7:36 PM3129 km1944 miles1689 nmEast-northeast ENE
San FranciscoThu 5:36 PM3133 km1947 miles1691 nmNorth N
Las VegasThu 5:36 PM3141 km1952 miles1696 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiFri 3:36 PM3525 km2190 miles1903 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluThu 3:36 PM3595 km2234 miles1941 nmWest-northwest WNW
Salt Lake CityThu 6:36 PM3728 km2317 miles2013 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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