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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 23:36:00 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: 69%

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 23:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 34' North, Longitude: 64° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.99 meters/second, 1533.6 km/hour, 952.9 miles/hour or 828.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.88 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 minorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 31' 37.3"952.63 miwest0° 04' 53.3"5.60 minorth952.42 mi
24 hours11° 26' 41.8"750.60 mieast1° 33' 13.3"106.87 minorth754.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Road TownSun 7:36 PM63 km39 miles34 nmWest-southwest WSW
Cruz BaySun 7:36 PM84 km52 miles45 nmWest-southwest WSW
Charlotte AmalieSun 7:36 PM97 km60 miles52 nmWest-southwest WSW
The ValleySun 7:36 PM110 km68 miles59 nmEast-southeast ESE
ChristianstedSun 7:36 PM114 km71 miles62 nmSouthwest SW
MarigotSun 7:36 PM115 km71 miles62 nmEast-southeast ESE
PhilipsburgSun 7:36 PM121 km75 miles65 nmEast-southeast ESE
The Bottom (Saba)Sun 7:36 PM133 km83 miles72 nmSoutheast SE
GustaviaSun 7:36 PM146 km91 miles79 nmEast-southeast ESE
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sun 7:36 PM198 km123 miles107 nmSoutheast SE

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