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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 22:50:00 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 22:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 30' North, Longitude: 52° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.16 meters/second, 1534.2 km/hour, 953.3 miles/hour or 828.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.89 miwest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 31' 38.2"953.00 miwest0° 04' 57.1"5.68 minorth952.79 mi
24 hours11° 26' 19.8"750.47 mieast1° 34' 50.9"108.73 minorth754.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownSun 6:50 PM935 km581 miles505 nmSouthwest SW
Codrington (Barbuda)Sun 6:50 PM949 km590 miles512 nmWest W
Pointe-à-PitreSun 6:50 PM951 km591 miles513 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 6:50 PM961 km597 miles519 nmWest W
RoseauSun 6:50 PM970 km603 miles524 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fort-de-FranceSun 6:50 PM972 km604 miles525 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 6:50 PM979 km608 miles528 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesSun 6:50 PM996 km619 miles538 nmWest-southwest WSW
BradesSun 6:50 PM1005 km624 miles543 nmWest W
Vieux FortSun 6:50 PM1010 km628 miles545 nmWest-southwest WSW

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