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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 11:44:00 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: 64%

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 11:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 29' North, Longitude: 108° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.70 meters/second, 1543.3 km/hour, 959.0 miles/hour or 833.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"15.98 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 minorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.8"958.72 miwest0° 05' 52.3"6.73 minorth958.48 mi
24 hours11° 20' 54.5"748.81 mieast1° 57' 53.2"135.13 minorth756.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HuếSun 6:44 PM141 km88 miles76 nmSouthwest SW
Da NangSun 6:44 PM158 km98 miles85 nmSouth S
HaikouSun 7:44 PM351 km218 miles189 nmNortheast NE
PakseSun 6:44 PM380 km236 miles205 nmSouthwest SW
SavannakhetSun 6:44 PM399 km248 miles216 nmWest-southwest WSW
Hai PhongSun 6:44 PM413 km257 miles223 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HanoiSun 6:44 PM473 km294 miles256 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Xam NeuaSun 6:44 PM559 km347 miles302 nmNorthwest NW
Nha TrangSun 6:44 PM588 km365 miles317 nmSouth S
NanningSun 7:44 PM590 km366 miles318 nmNorth N

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