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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 04:50:00 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: 71%

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 04:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 58' North, Longitude: 140° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.91 meters/second, 1529.7 km/hour, 950.5 miles/hour or 826.0 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' 30.7"950.20 miwest0° 04' 26.3"5.09 minorth950.00 mi
24 hours11° 29' 08.9"751.45 mieast1° 22' 00.8"94.03 minorth754.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSun 6:50 PM1877 km1166 miles1014 nmWest W
KiritimatiMon 6:50 PM2670 km1659 miles1442 nmSouthwest SW
San FranciscoSun 8:50 PM2696 km1675 miles1456 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesSun 8:50 PM2731 km1697 miles1474 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasSun 8:50 PM3092 km1921 miles1670 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSun 9:50 PM3153 km1959 miles1703 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixSun 9:50 PM3208 km1993 miles1732 nmNortheast NE
SeattleSun 8:50 PM3561 km2213 miles1923 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Salt Lake CitySun 9:50 PM3611 km2244 miles1950 nmNortheast NE
VancouverSun 8:50 PM3688 km2292 miles1992 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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