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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 Monday, January 21, 2013 at 00:46:00 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 Monday, January 21, 2013 at 00:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 39' North, Longitude: 80° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.74 meters/second, 1532.7 km/hour, 952.4 miles/hour or 827.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.87 miwest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 minorth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 31' 35.7"952.07 miwest0° 04' 47.4"5.49 minorth951.86 mi
24 hours11° 27' 15.1"750.79 mieast1° 30' 44.4"104.03 minorth754.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
George Town (Cayman)Sun 7:46 PM85 km53 miles46 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Montego BaySun 7:46 PM325 km202 miles175 nmEast E
May PenSun 7:46 PM403 km251 miles218 nmEast E
Santa ClaraSun 7:46 PM429 km266 miles231 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CamagüeySun 7:46 PM441 km274 miles238 nmNortheast NE
KingstonSun 7:46 PM450 km280 miles243 nmEast E
Pinar del RíoSun 7:46 PM503 km312 miles271 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HavanaSun 7:46 PM516 km321 miles279 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HolguínSun 7:46 PM554 km344 miles299 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago de CubaSun 7:46 PM563 km350 miles304 nmEast-northeast ENE

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