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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 06:52:00 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: 92%

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 06:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 17' North, Longitude: 134° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.07 meters/second, 1515.9 km/hour, 941.9 miles/hour or 818.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.70 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 misouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 41.5"941.60 miwest0° 02' 32.0"2.90 misouth941.73 mi
24 hours11° 41' 30.6"758.73 mieast1° 26' 56.5"99.67 misouth768.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TijuanaWed 10:52 PM2222 km1381 miles1200 nmNortheast NE
San DiegoWed 10:52 PM2223 km1381 miles1200 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesWed 10:52 PM2228 km1384 miles1203 nmNortheast NE
San JoseWed 10:52 PM2262 km1406 miles1221 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San FranciscoWed 10:52 PM2273 km1412 miles1227 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MexicaliWed 10:52 PM2353 km1462 miles1270 nmNortheast NE
SacramentoWed 10:52 PM2394 km1488 miles1293 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HonoluluWed 8:52 PM2409 km1497 miles1301 nmWest W
HermosilloWed 11:52 PM2587 km1608 miles1397 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las VegasWed 10:52 PM2592 km1611 miles1400 nmNortheast NE

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