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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 01:46:00 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 01:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 45' North, Longitude: 128° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.24 meters/second, 1595.7 km/hour, 991.5 miles/hour or 861.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.52 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 32' 30.9"991.37 miwest0° 09' 50.0"11.26 minorth991.18 mi
24 hours11° 00' 10.4"750.13 mieast3° 39' 49.7"251.83 minorth786.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HermosilloThu 6:46 PM2840 km1765 miles1533 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesThu 5:46 PM2902 km1803 miles1567 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixThu 6:46 PM3138 km1950 miles1695 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San FranciscoThu 5:46 PM3170 km1970 miles1712 nmNorth N
Las VegasThu 5:46 PM3235 km2010 miles1747 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiFri 3:46 PM3267 km2030 miles1764 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluThu 3:46 PM3353 km2084 miles1811 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mexico CityThu 7:46 PM3373 km2096 miles1821 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteThu 3:46 PM3779 km2348 miles2041 nmSouthwest SW
Salt Lake CityThu 6:46 PM3824 km2376 miles2065 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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