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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 23:16:00 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 23:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 04' North, Longitude: 81° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.10 meters/second, 1577.1 km/hour, 980.0 miles/hour or 851.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.33 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 32' 26.3"979.81 miwest0° 08' 32.4"9.79 minorth979.57 mi
24 hours11° 04' 54.9"746.79 mieast3° 05' 59.8"213.13 minorth771.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San AndrésFri 6:16 PM56 km35 miles30 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Puerto CabezasFri 5:16 PM228 km141 miles123 nmWest-northwest WNW
San JoseFri 5:16 PM444 km276 miles240 nmSouthwest SW
AlajuelaFri 5:16 PM446 km277 miles241 nmSouthwest SW
MatagalpaFri 5:16 PM476 km296 miles257 nmWest W
PanamaFri 6:16 PM501 km311 miles270 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MasayaFri 5:16 PM511 km317 miles276 nmWest-southwest WSW
DavidFri 6:16 PM522 km324 miles282 nmSouth S
ManaguaFri 5:16 PM524 km325 miles283 nmWest W
Santiago de VeraguasFri 6:16 PM552 km343 miles298 nmSouth S

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