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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 Friday, January 25, 2013 at 04:38:00 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: 96%

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 Friday, January 25, 2013 at 04:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 00' North, Longitude: 90° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.50 meters/second, 1528.2 km/hour, 949.6 miles/hour or 825.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.83 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 misouth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.7"949.29 miwest0° 04' 34.8"5.25 misouth949.53 mi
24 hours11° 35' 24.1"758.11 mieast2° 14' 23.2"154.04 misouth778.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CampecheThu 10:38 PM93 km58 miles50 nmNorth N
Orange Walk TownThu 10:38 PM240 km149 miles129 nmEast-southeast ESE
MeridaThu 10:38 PM241 km150 miles130 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChetumalThu 10:38 PM251 km156 miles135 nmEast-southeast ESE
BelmopanThu 10:38 PM275 km171 miles149 nmSoutheast SE
San PedroThu 10:38 PM305 km189 miles165 nmEast-southeast ESE
Belize CityThu 10:38 PM306 km190 miles165 nmEast-southeast ESE
DangrigaThu 10:38 PM340 km211 miles183 nmSoutheast SE
Tuxtla GutierrezThu 10:38 PM364 km226 miles197 nmSouthwest SW
Punta GordaThu 10:38 PM375 km233 miles202 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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