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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 14:52:00 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: 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 14:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 54' North, Longitude: 109° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.11 meters/second, 1519.6 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.74 miwest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 misouth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.0"943.94 miwest0° 03' 17.7"3.78 misouth944.11 mi
24 hours11° 39' 41.4"758.60 mieast1° 44' 46.8"120.11 misouth772.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HaikouThu 10:52 PM122 km76 miles66 nmEast E
Hai PhongThu 9:52 PM282 km175 miles152 nmWest-northwest WNW
NanningThu 10:52 PM335 km208 miles181 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HanoiThu 9:52 PM370 km230 miles200 nmWest-northwest WNW
HuếThu 9:52 PM416 km259 miles225 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Da NangThu 9:52 PM436 km271 miles235 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MacauThu 10:52 PM520 km323 miles281 nmEast-northeast ENE
FoshanThu 10:52 PM535 km332 miles289 nmNortheast NE
Xam NeuaThu 9:52 PM540 km335 miles292 nmWest W
GuangzhouThu 10:52 PM553 km344 miles299 nmNortheast NE
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