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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 22:40:00 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: 59%

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 22:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 05' North, Longitude: 61° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.98 meters/second, 1555.1 km/hour, 966.3 miles/hour or 839.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.10 miwest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 minorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 32' 06.7"966.07 miwest0° 06' 53.4"7.90 minorth965.83 mi
24 hours11° 14' 33.5"747.30 mieast2° 23' 42.6"164.71 minorth760.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sat 6:40 PM10 km6 miles6 nmSouth S
Pointe-à-PitreSat 6:40 PM26 km16 miles14 nmNortheast NE
BradesSat 6:40 PM90 km56 miles49 nmNorthwest NW
RoseauSat 6:40 PM95 km59 miles51 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint John's (Antigua)Sat 6:40 PM114 km71 miles62 nmNorth N
CharlestownSat 6:40 PM151 km94 miles81 nmNorthwest NW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sat 6:40 PM171 km106 miles92 nmNorthwest NW
Codrington (Barbuda)Sat 6:40 PM172 km107 miles93 nmNorth N
Fort-de-FranceSat 6:40 PM179 km111 miles96 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GustaviaSat 6:40 PM233 km145 miles126 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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