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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 23:56:00 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 phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 23:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 09' North, Longitude: 91° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.93 meters/second, 1576.5 km/hour, 979.6 miles/hour or 851.3 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' 25.8"979.42 miwest0° 08' 29.9"9.74 minorth979.19 mi
24 hours11° 05' 08.3"746.75 mieast3° 04' 52.0"211.84 minorth771.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
EscuintlaFri 5:56 PM135 km84 miles73 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaFri 5:56 PM178 km110 miles96 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuetzaltenangoFri 5:56 PM188 km117 miles102 nmNorth N
Santa AnaFri 5:56 PM203 km126 miles110 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorFri 5:56 PM228 km141 miles123 nmEast-northeast ENE
San MiguelFri 5:56 PM332 km206 miles179 nmEast E
Punta GordaFri 5:56 PM417 km259 miles225 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaFri 5:56 PM444 km276 miles240 nmEast-northeast ENE
CholomaFri 5:56 PM445 km277 miles240 nmNortheast NE
Tuxtla GutierrezFri 5:56 PM447 km278 miles242 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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