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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 23:44:00 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 23:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 08' North, Longitude: 88° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.98 meters/second, 1576.7 km/hour, 979.7 miles/hour or 851.4 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' 26.1"979.54 miwest0° 08' 30.6"9.75 minorth979.30 mi
24 hours11° 05' 04.2"746.76 mieast3° 05' 12.4"212.22 minorth771.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San MiguelFri 5:44 PM42 km26 miles23 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San VicenteFri 5:44 PM77 km48 miles41 nmNorthwest NW
San SalvadorFri 5:44 PM115 km71 miles62 nmNorthwest NW
TegucigalpaFri 5:44 PM158 km98 miles85 nmNortheast NE
Santa AnaFri 5:44 PM165 km102 miles89 nmNorthwest NW
LeónFri 5:44 PM174 km108 miles94 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManaguaFri 5:44 PM248 km154 miles134 nmEast-southeast ESE
MatagalpaFri 5:44 PM261 km162 miles141 nmEast E
MasayaFri 5:44 PM273 km169 miles147 nmEast-southeast ESE
CholomaFri 5:44 PM277 km172 miles150 nmNorth N

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