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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 22:26:00 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: 50%

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 22:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 56' North, Longitude: 69° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.31 meters/second, 1577.9 km/hour, 980.5 miles/hour or 852.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.34 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 32' 26.8"980.28 miwest0° 08' 35.8"9.85 minorth980.05 mi
24 hours11° 04' 38.5"746.84 mieast3° 07' 24.2"214.74 minorth772.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OranjestadFri 6:26 PM78 km48 miles42 nmSouthwest SW
WillemstadFri 6:26 PM106 km66 miles57 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KralendijkFri 6:26 PM151 km94 miles82 nmSoutheast SE
BarquisimetoFri 5:56 PM320 km199 miles173 nmSouth S
ValenciaFri 5:56 PM337 km210 miles182 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaracaiboFri 5:56 PM343 km213 miles185 nmSouthwest SW
MaracayFri 5:56 PM358 km222 miles193 nmSoutheast SE
CaracasFri 5:56 PM385 km239 miles208 nmSoutheast SE
San Fernando de ApureFri 5:56 PM598 km371 miles323 nmSouth-southeast SSE
La RomanaFri 6:26 PM609 km379 miles329 nmNorth N
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