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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 04:30:00 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: 70%

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 04:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 57' North, Longitude: 135° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.97 meters/second, 1529.9 km/hour, 950.6 miles/hour or 826.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.84 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 minorth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 31' 31.2"950.35 miwest0° 04' 28.1"5.12 minorth950.15 mi
24 hours11° 28' 59.6"751.39 mieast1° 22' 44.0"94.85 minorth754.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TijuanaSun 8:30 PM2360 km1466 miles1274 nmNortheast NE
San DiegoSun 8:30 PM2362 km1467 miles1275 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesSun 8:30 PM2372 km1474 miles1281 nmNortheast NE
HonoluluSun 6:30 PM2379 km1478 miles1285 nmWest W
San JoseSun 8:30 PM2416 km1501 miles1305 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San FranciscoSun 8:30 PM2428 km1508 miles1311 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MexicaliSun 8:30 PM2488 km1546 miles1344 nmNortheast NE
SacramentoSun 8:30 PM2549 km1584 miles1376 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloSun 9:30 PM2703 km1679 miles1459 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las VegasSun 8:30 PM2737 km1701 miles1478 nmNortheast NE

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