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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 Monday, January 28, 2013 at 03:56:00 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 phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 28, 2013 at 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 11' North, Longitude: 46° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.40 meters/second, 1592.6 km/hour, 989.6 miles/hour or 859.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.49 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 misouth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 31' 59.1"989.47 miwest0° 09' 53.6"11.33 misouth989.79 mi
24 hours11° 10' 07.1"760.43 mieast4° 10' 19.0"286.71 misouth816.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneMon 12:56 AM895 km556 miles483 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniMon 12:56 AM1011 km628 miles546 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboMon 12:56 AM1104 km686 miles596 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémMon 12:56 AM1311 km815 miles708 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GeorgetownSun 11:56 PM1374 km854 miles742 nmWest-southwest WSW
BridgetownSun 11:56 PM1503 km934 miles812 nmWest-northwest WNW
CastriesSun 11:56 PM1669 km1037 miles901 nmWest-northwest WNW
KingstownSun 11:56 PM1676 km1041 miles905 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port of SpainSun 11:56 PM1683 km1046 miles909 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceSun 11:56 PM1694 km1053 miles915 nmWest-northwest WNW
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