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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 Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 02:36:00 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: 51%

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 Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 02:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 32' North, Longitude: 129° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.24 meters/second, 1574.0 km/hour, 978.1 miles/hour or 849.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.30 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 minorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 32' 24.3"977.87 miwest0° 08' 19.3"9.53 minorth977.63 mi
24 hours11° 06' 03.9"746.64 mieast3° 00' 18.4"206.61 minorth769.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TijuanaFri 6:36 PM2485 km1544 miles1342 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San DiegoFri 6:36 PM2494 km1550 miles1347 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los AngelesFri 6:36 PM2564 km1593 miles1384 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MexicaliFri 6:36 PM2582 km1604 miles1394 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloFri 7:36 PM2611 km1623 miles1410 nmNortheast NE
San FranciscoFri 6:36 PM2788 km1732 miles1505 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixFri 7:36 PM2857 km1775 miles1543 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasFri 6:36 PM2910 km1808 miles1571 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HonoluluFri 4:36 PM3077 km1912 miles1662 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSat 4:36 PM3275 km2035 miles1768 nmWest-southwest WSW
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