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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 22:44:00 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 22:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 59' North, Longitude: 73° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.23 meters/second, 1577.6 km/hour, 980.3 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' 26.5"980.11 miwest0° 08' 34.6"9.83 minorth979.88 mi
24 hours11° 04' 44.5"746.82 mieast3° 06' 53.9"214.16 minorth772.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa MartaFri 5:44 PM198 km123 miles107 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BarranquillaFri 5:44 PM249 km155 miles134 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaracaiboFri 6:14 PM342 km213 miles185 nmSoutheast SE
CartagenaFri 5:44 PM345 km215 miles186 nmSouthwest SW
OranjestadFri 6:44 PM417 km259 miles225 nmEast E
MonteríaFri 5:44 PM521 km324 miles281 nmSouth-southwest SSW
WillemstadFri 6:44 PM535 km332 miles289 nmEast E
CúcutaFri 5:44 PM577 km359 miles312 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BarquisimetoFri 6:14 PM586 km364 miles316 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port-au-PrinceFri 5:44 PM633 km393 miles342 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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