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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 00:46:00 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 Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 00:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 20' North, Longitude: 92° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.44 meters/second, 1553.2 km/hour, 965.1 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"16.08 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 32' 04.6"964.86 miwest0° 06' 43.8"7.72 minorth964.61 mi
24 hours11° 15' 33.3"747.50 mieast2° 19' 39.7"160.08 minorth759.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San Cristobal de las CasasSat 6:46 PM61 km38 miles33 nmNorthwest NW
Tuxtla GutierrezSat 6:46 PM104 km64 miles56 nmWest-northwest WNW
QuetzaltenangoSat 6:46 PM184 km114 miles99 nmSouth-southeast SSE
VillahermosaSat 6:46 PM197 km122 miles106 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuatemalaSat 6:46 PM264 km164 miles143 nmSoutheast SE
EscuintlaSat 6:46 PM274 km170 miles148 nmSoutheast SE
Punta GordaSat 6:46 PM369 km229 miles199 nmEast E
BelmopanSat 6:46 PM384 km239 miles207 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santa AnaSat 6:46 PM388 km241 miles210 nmSoutheast SE
DangrigaSat 6:46 PM435 km271 miles235 nmEast E
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