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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 Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 02:42:00 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: 91%

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 Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 02:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 27' North, Longitude: 74° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.63 meters/second, 1514.3 km/hour, 940.9 miles/hour or 817.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.68 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 misouth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 40.9"940.62 miwest0° 02' 07.8"2.44 misouth940.73 mi
24 hours11° 42' 13.9"758.73 mieast1° 17' 30.6"88.86 misouth767.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santiago de CubaWed 9:42 PM171 km106 miles92 nmWest-southwest WSW
GonaïvesWed 9:42 PM198 km123 miles107 nmSoutheast SE
HolguínWed 9:42 PM214 km133 miles116 nmWest-northwest WNW
LabadeeWed 9:42 PM223 km138 miles120 nmEast-southeast ESE
Cap-HaïtienWed 9:42 PM228 km142 miles123 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port-au-PrinceWed 9:42 PM292 km182 miles158 nmSoutheast SE
Cockburn TownWed 9:42 PM344 km214 miles186 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Juan de la MaguanaWed 10:42 PM366 km227 miles197 nmEast-southeast ESE
Puerto PlataWed 10:42 PM380 km236 miles205 nmEast E
KingstonWed 9:42 PM380 km236 miles205 nmSouthwest SW

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