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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 23:40:00 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: 77%

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 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 07' North, Longitude: 53° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.74 meters/second, 1518.3 km/hour, 943.4 miles/hour or 819.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.72 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 08.6"943.08 miwest0° 02' 45.4"3.16 minorth942.95 mi
24 hours11° 36' 51.1"754.48 mieast0° 40' 16.9"46.18 minorth754.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Codrington (Barbuda)Mon 7:40 PM913 km567 miles493 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Mon 7:40 PM935 km581 miles505 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pointe-à-PitreMon 7:40 PM946 km588 miles511 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Mon 7:40 PM977 km607 miles528 nmWest-southwest WSW
BradesMon 7:40 PM985 km612 miles532 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauMon 7:40 PM986 km613 miles532 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fort-de-FranceMon 7:40 PM1004 km624 miles542 nmSouthwest SW
GustaviaMon 7:40 PM1008 km626 miles544 nmWest-southwest WSW
BridgetownMon 7:40 PM1010 km628 miles545 nmSouthwest SW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Mon 7:40 PM1014 km630 miles548 nmWest-southwest WSW

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