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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 14:42:00 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: 94%

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 14:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 55' North, Longitude: 111° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.09 meters/second, 1519.5 km/hour, 944.2 miles/hour or 820.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.74 miwest0° 00' 03.1"0.06 misouth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.0"943.89 miwest0° 03' 16.8"3.76 misouth944.06 mi
24 hours11° 39' 44.0"758.61 mieast1° 44' 24.6"119.69 misouth771.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HaikouThu 10:42 PM133 km83 miles72 nmWest W
MacauThu 10:42 PM324 km201 miles175 nmNortheast NE
Hong KongThu 10:42 PM377 km234 miles204 nmNortheast NE
FoshanThu 10:42 PM379 km235 miles204 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KowloonThu 10:42 PM384 km239 miles207 nmNortheast NE
GuangzhouThu 10:42 PM396 km246 miles214 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ShenzhenThu 10:42 PM407 km253 miles220 nmNortheast NE
NanningThu 10:42 PM469 km291 miles253 nmNorthwest NW
Hai PhongThu 9:42 PM525 km326 miles283 nmWest-northwest WNW
Da NangThu 9:42 PM556 km345 miles300 nmSouthwest SW

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