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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 02:52:00 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 02:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 26' North, Longitude: 76° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.65 meters/second, 1514.3 km/hour, 941.0 miles/hour or 817.7 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"940.66 miwest0° 02' 08.9"2.46 misouth940.77 mi
24 hours11° 42' 12.5"758.73 mieast1° 17' 53.3"89.29 misouth767.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HolguínWed 9:52 PM66 km41 miles36 nmNortheast NE
Santiago de CubaWed 9:52 PM100 km62 miles54 nmEast-southeast ESE
CamagüeyWed 9:52 PM166 km103 miles90 nmNorthwest NW
Montego BayWed 9:52 PM254 km158 miles137 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KingstonWed 9:52 PM271 km168 miles146 nmSouth S
May PenWed 9:52 PM280 km174 miles151 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Santa ClaraWed 9:52 PM405 km252 miles219 nmWest-northwest WNW
GonaïvesWed 9:52 PM432 km268 miles233 nmEast-southeast ESE
Cap-HaïtienWed 9:52 PM474 km294 miles256 nmEast E
Port-au-PrinceWed 9:52 PM502 km312 miles271 nmEast-southeast ESE

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