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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 23:46:00 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: 60%

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 23:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 13' North, Longitude: 77° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.70 meters/second, 1554.1 km/hour, 965.7 miles/hour or 839.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.09 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 32' 05.6"965.44 miwest0° 06' 48.4"7.80 minorth965.19 mi
24 hours11° 15' 04.7"747.40 mieast2° 21' 35.7"162.29 minorth760.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
May PenSat 6:46 PM200 km125 miles108 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KingstonSat 6:46 PM220 km137 miles119 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Montego BaySat 6:46 PM250 km155 miles135 nmNorth N
Santiago de CubaSat 6:46 PM466 km290 miles252 nmNorth-northeast NNE
George Town (Cayman)Sat 6:46 PM520 km323 miles281 nmNorthwest NW
HolguínSat 6:46 PM539 km335 miles291 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CamagüeySat 6:46 PM572 km356 miles309 nmNorth N
Port-au-PrinceSat 6:46 PM627 km389 miles338 nmEast-northeast ENE
GonaïvesSat 6:46 PM641 km399 miles346 nmNortheast NE
Puerto CabezasSat 5:46 PM656 km407 miles354 nmWest-southwest WSW

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