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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 04:48:00 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 04:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 45' North, Longitude: 81° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.08 meters/second, 1548.3 km/hour, 962.1 miles/hour or 836.0 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' 13.4"961.83 miwest0° 06' 40.8"7.66 misouth962.14 mi
24 hours11° 25' 43.6"757.10 mieast3° 01' 46.4"208.30 misouth790.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
George Town (Cayman)Fri 11:48 PM286 km178 miles154 nmNorth N
Puerto CabezasFri 10:48 PM366 km227 miles198 nmSouthwest SW
Montego BayFri 11:48 PM420 km261 miles227 nmEast-northeast ENE
May PenFri 11:48 PM466 km290 miles252 nmEast-northeast ENE
KingstonFri 11:48 PM514 km319 miles277 nmEast-northeast ENE
La CeibaFri 10:48 PM581 km361 miles314 nmWest W
CamagüeyFri 11:48 PM633 km393 miles342 nmNortheast NE
MatagalpaFri 10:48 PM641 km398 miles346 nmSouthwest SW
Santa ClaraFri 11:48 PM645 km401 miles348 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Pinar del RíoFri 11:48 PM670 km416 miles362 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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