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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 04:38:00 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: 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 04:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 46' North, Longitude: 79° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.04 meters/second, 1548.1 km/hour, 962.0 miles/hour or 835.9 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' 13.2"961.73 miwest0° 06' 39.9"7.64 misouth962.04 mi
24 hours11° 25' 47.8"757.11 mieast3° 01' 28.2"207.95 misouth790.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Montego BayFri 11:38 PM222 km138 miles120 nmNorth-northeast NNE
May PenFri 11:38 PM231 km144 miles125 nmNortheast NE
KingstonFri 11:38 PM274 km170 miles148 nmEast-northeast ENE
George Town (Cayman)Fri 11:38 PM378 km235 miles204 nmNorthwest NW
Santiago de CubaFri 11:38 PM494 km307 miles267 nmNortheast NE
CamagüeyFri 11:38 PM524 km325 miles283 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HolguínFri 11:38 PM541 km336 miles292 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Puerto CabezasFri 10:38 PM558 km346 miles301 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santa ClaraFri 11:38 PM632 km393 miles341 nmNorth N
GonaïvesFri 11:38 PM733 km455 miles396 nmEast-northeast ENE

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