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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 22:30:00 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: 68%

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 22:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 28' North, Longitude: 48° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.23 meters/second, 1534.4 km/hour, 953.4 miles/hour or 828.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"15.89 miwest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 31' 38.5"953.16 miwest0° 04' 58.9"5.71 minorth952.95 mi
24 hours11° 26' 10.2"750.42 mieast1° 35' 33.2"109.54 minorth754.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownSun 6:30 PM1373 km853 miles741 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fort-de-FranceSun 6:30 PM1453 km903 miles784 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauSun 6:30 PM1462 km908 miles789 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesSun 6:30 PM1466 km911 miles792 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 6:30 PM1469 km913 miles793 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 6:30 PM1479 km919 miles799 nmWest W
KingstownSun 6:30 PM1527 km949 miles825 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sun 6:30 PM1558 km968 miles841 nmWest W
CayenneSun 7:30 PM1568 km974 miles847 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboSun 7:30 PM1598 km993 miles863 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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