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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 11:00:00 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: 73%

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 11:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 24' North, Longitude: 130° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.74 meters/second, 1525.4 km/hour, 947.9 miles/hour or 823.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.80 miwest0° 00' 03.8"0.08 minorth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 31' 23.2"947.57 miwest0° 03' 54.0"4.47 minorth947.39 mi
24 hours11° 31' 53.7"752.46 mieast1° 08' 34.4"78.62 minorth753.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaipeiMon 7:00 PM1106 km687 miles597 nmNorthwest NW
QuezonMon 7:00 PM1119 km696 miles604 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManilaMon 7:00 PM1129 km702 miles610 nmWest-southwest WSW
KagoshimaMon 8:00 PM1349 km839 miles729 nmNorth N
FoochowMon 7:00 PM1355 km842 miles732 nmNorthwest NW
XiamenMon 7:00 PM1387 km862 miles749 nmWest-northwest WNW
MelekeokMon 8:00 PM1395 km867 miles753 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DavaoMon 7:00 PM1458 km906 miles787 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KumamotoMon 8:00 PM1485 km922 miles802 nmNorth N
ShantouMon 7:00 PM1485 km923 miles802 nmWest-northwest WNW
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