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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 22:36:00 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: 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 22:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 58' North, Longitude: 71° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.27 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.34 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 32' 26.6"980.19 miwest0° 08' 35.1"9.84 minorth979.96 mi
24 hours11° 04' 41.9"746.83 mieast3° 07' 07.2"214.41 minorth772.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OranjestadFri 6:36 PM209 km130 miles113 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaracaiboFri 6:06 PM248 km154 miles134 nmSouth S
WillemstadFri 6:36 PM329 km204 miles178 nmEast-southeast ESE
BarranquillaFri 5:36 PM391 km243 miles211 nmSouthwest SW
BarquisimetoFri 6:06 PM425 km264 miles229 nmSoutheast SE
CartagenaFri 5:36 PM494 km307 miles267 nmSouthwest SW
ValenciaFri 6:06 PM517 km321 miles279 nmSoutheast SE
MaracayFri 6:06 PM558 km347 miles301 nmEast-southeast ESE
CúcutaFri 5:36 PM563 km350 miles304 nmSouth S
CaracasFri 6:06 PM604 km375 miles326 nmEast-southeast ESE
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