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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 04:28:00 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 04:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 47' North, Longitude: 76° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.99 meters/second, 1548.0 km/hour, 961.9 miles/hour or 835.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.03 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 misouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.1"961.63 miwest0° 06' 39.1"7.63 misouth961.94 mi
24 hours11° 25' 51.9"757.11 mieast3° 01' 10.1"207.61 misouth790.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KingstonFri 11:28 PM135 km84 miles73 nmNorth N
May PenFri 11:28 PM148 km92 miles80 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Montego BayFri 11:28 PM232 km144 miles126 nmNorthwest NW
Santiago de CubaFri 11:28 PM368 km228 miles199 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HolguínFri 11:28 PM455 km283 miles246 nmNorth N
Port-au-PrinceFri 11:28 PM493 km306 miles266 nmEast-northeast ENE
GonaïvesFri 11:28 PM508 km316 miles274 nmNortheast NE
CamagüeyFri 11:28 PM527 km328 miles285 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Cap-HaïtienFri 11:28 PM570 km354 miles308 nmNortheast NE
George Town (Cayman)Fri 11:28 PM579 km360 miles313 nmWest-northwest WNW

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