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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 Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 00:16:00 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 Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 00:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 16' North, Longitude: 84° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.57 meters/second, 1553.7 km/hour, 965.4 miles/hour or 838.9 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' 05.1"965.15 miwest0° 06' 46.1"7.76 minorth964.90 mi
24 hours11° 15' 19.0"747.45 mieast2° 20' 37.8"161.18 minorth760.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GuanajaSat 6:16 PM99 km62 miles54 nmWest-northwest WNW
RoatánSat 6:16 PM166 km103 miles90 nmWest W
La CeibaSat 6:16 PM201 km125 miles109 nmWest-southwest WSW
Puerto CabezasSat 6:16 PM302 km188 miles163 nmSoutheast SE
CholomaSat 6:16 PM326 km203 miles176 nmWest-southwest WSW
TegucigalpaSat 6:16 PM342 km213 miles185 nmSouthwest SW
DangrigaSat 6:16 PM354 km220 miles191 nmWest-northwest WNW
San PedroSat 6:16 PM366 km227 miles198 nmWest-northwest WNW
Belize CitySat 6:16 PM368 km229 miles199 nmWest-northwest WNW
MatagalpaSat 6:16 PM384 km239 miles207 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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