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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 00:36:00 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: 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 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 19' North, Longitude: 89° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.48 meters/second, 1553.3 km/hour, 965.2 miles/hour or 838.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.09 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 32' 04.7"964.96 miwest0° 06' 44.6"7.73 minorth964.71 mi
24 hours11° 15' 28.5"747.48 mieast2° 19' 59.0"160.45 minorth759.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Punta GordaSat 6:36 PM111 km69 miles60 nmEast-southeast ESE
BelmopanSat 6:36 PM153 km95 miles83 nmNortheast NE
DangrigaSat 6:36 PM186 km116 miles100 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuatemalaSat 6:36 PM203 km126 miles109 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CholomaSat 6:36 PM216 km134 miles116 nmEast-southeast ESE
San Pedro SulaSat 6:36 PM217 km135 miles117 nmEast-southeast ESE
Belize CitySat 6:36 PM218 km136 miles118 nmNortheast NE
Orange Walk TownSat 6:36 PM237 km148 miles128 nmNortheast NE
QuetzaltenangoSat 6:36 PM243 km151 miles131 nmSouthwest SW
EscuintlaSat 6:36 PM245 km152 miles132 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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