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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 Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 04:20:00 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: 99%

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 Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 04:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 48' North, Longitude: 74° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.96 meters/second, 1547.9 km/hour, 961.8 miles/hour or 835.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.03 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 misouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.0"961.56 miwest0° 06' 38.5"7.61 misouth961.87 mi
24 hours11° 25' 55.3"757.12 mieast3° 00' 55.5"207.33 misouth790.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KingstonFri 11:20 PM261 km162 miles141 nmWest-northwest WNW
May PenFri 11:20 PM303 km188 miles163 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port-au-PrinceFri 11:20 PM313 km195 miles169 nmNortheast NE
GonaïvesFri 11:20 PM360 km224 miles194 nmNortheast NE
Santiago de CubaFri 11:20 PM377 km234 miles204 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Montego BayFri 11:20 PM391 km243 miles211 nmWest-northwest WNW
Cap-HaïtienFri 11:20 PM419 km260 miles226 nmNortheast NE
San Juan de la MaguanaSat 12:20 AM427 km265 miles230 nmEast-northeast ENE
HolguínFri 11:20 PM482 km300 miles260 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santiago de los CaballerosSat 12:20 AM512 km318 miles276 nmNortheast NE
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