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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 20:34:00 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: 49%

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 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 40' North, Longitude: 42° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.79 meters/second, 1579.6 km/hour, 981.5 miles/hour or 852.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.36 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 32' 27.7"981.35 miwest0° 08' 43.0"9.99 minorth981.12 mi
24 hours11° 04' 03.3"746.98 mieast3° 10' 31.4"218.31 minorth773.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneFri 5:34 PM1398 km869 miles755 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboFri 5:34 PM1606 km998 miles867 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémFri 5:34 PM1706 km1060 miles921 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GeorgetownFri 4:34 PM1860 km1155 miles1004 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaFri 5:34 PM1861 km1156 miles1005 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BridgetownFri 4:34 PM1883 km1170 miles1017 nmWest W
CastriesFri 4:34 PM2032 km1263 miles1097 nmWest W
PraiaFri 7:34 PM2042 km1269 miles1103 nmEast E
Fort-de-FranceFri 4:34 PM2045 km1271 miles1104 nmWest W
KingstownFri 4:34 PM2058 km1279 miles1111 nmWest W
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