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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 11:50:00 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: 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 11:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 28' North, Longitude: 118° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.59 meters/second, 1524.9 km/hour, 947.5 miles/hour or 823.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.79 miwest0° 00' 03.8"0.07 minorth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 31' 22.1"947.23 miwest0° 03' 49.6"4.39 minorth947.06 mi
24 hours11° 32' 15.0"752.60 mieast1° 06' 44.4"76.52 minorth753.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baguio CityMon 7:50 PM418 km259 miles225 nmSoutheast SE
KaohsiungMon 7:50 PM457 km284 miles247 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ShantouMon 7:50 PM462 km287 miles249 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Tarlac CityMon 7:50 PM504 km313 miles272 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KowloonMon 7:50 PM525 km326 miles284 nmNorthwest NW
Hong KongMon 7:50 PM530 km329 miles286 nmNorthwest NW
MabalacatMon 7:50 PM531 km330 miles287 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AngelesMon 7:50 PM538 km334 miles291 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ShenzhenMon 7:50 PM549 km341 miles297 nmNorthwest NW
XiamenMon 7:50 PM554 km344 miles299 nmNorth N
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