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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 23:44:00 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: 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 23:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 34' North, Longitude: 65° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.96 meters/second, 1533.5 km/hour, 952.9 miles/hour or 828.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.88 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 minorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 31' 37.0"952.57 miwest0° 04' 52.7"5.59 minorth952.36 mi
24 hours11° 26' 45.6"750.62 mieast1° 32' 56.3"106.55 minorth754.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San JuanSun 7:44 PM19 km12 miles10 nmSouthwest SW
CaguasSun 7:44 PM38 km24 miles21 nmSouth S
PonceSun 7:44 PM92 km57 miles49 nmSouthwest SW
Charlotte AmalieSun 7:44 PM113 km70 miles61 nmEast-southeast ESE
Cruz BaySun 7:44 PM128 km79 miles69 nmEast-southeast ESE
MayagüezSun 7:44 PM130 km81 miles70 nmWest-southwest WSW
Road TownSun 7:44 PM144 km90 miles78 nmEast E
ChristianstedSun 7:44 PM163 km101 miles88 nmSoutheast SE
Punta CanaSun 7:44 PM252 km156 miles136 nmWest W
The ValleySun 7:44 PM310 km193 miles167 nmEast E
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