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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 22:34:00 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: 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 22:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 58' North, Longitude: 71° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.28 meters/second, 1577.8 km/hour, 980.4 miles/hour or 851.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.34 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 32' 26.6"980.21 miwest0° 08' 35.1"9.84 minorth979.98 mi
24 hours11° 04' 41.2"746.83 mieast3° 07' 10.6"214.48 minorth772.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OranjestadFri 6:34 PM159 km99 miles86 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaracaiboFri 6:04 PM248 km154 miles134 nmSouth S
WillemstadFri 6:34 PM279 km173 miles151 nmEast-southeast ESE
BarquisimetoFri 6:04 PM392 km243 miles212 nmSoutheast SE
BarranquillaFri 5:34 PM435 km270 miles235 nmWest-southwest WSW
ValenciaFri 6:04 PM475 km295 miles257 nmSoutheast SE
MaracayFri 6:04 PM513 km319 miles277 nmSoutheast SE
CartagenaFri 5:34 PM538 km335 miles291 nmWest-southwest WSW
CaracasFri 6:04 PM557 km346 miles301 nmEast-southeast ESE
CúcutaFri 5:34 PM572 km356 miles309 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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