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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 20:36:00 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: 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 20:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 40' North, Longitude: 42° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.78 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"981.33 miwest0° 08' 42.8"9.98 minorth981.10 mi
24 hours11° 04' 03.9"746.97 mieast3° 10' 28.0"218.24 minorth773.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneFri 5:36 PM1357 km843 miles733 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboFri 5:36 PM1560 km969 miles842 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémFri 5:36 PM1686 km1047 miles910 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GeorgetownFri 4:36 PM1810 km1125 miles977 nmWest-southwest WSW
BridgetownFri 4:36 PM1831 km1137 miles988 nmWest W
FortalezaFri 5:36 PM1874 km1164 miles1012 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CastriesFri 4:36 PM1980 km1230 miles1069 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceFri 4:36 PM1993 km1238 miles1076 nmWest W
KingstownFri 4:36 PM2005 km1246 miles1083 nmWest W
RoseauFri 4:36 PM2033 km1263 miles1098 nmWest W
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