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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 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 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 04:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 04' North, Longitude: 56° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.56 meters/second, 1593.2 km/hour, 990.0 miles/hour or 860.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.50 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 misouth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 31' 59.5"989.83 miwest0° 09' 55.8"11.37 misouth990.15 mi
24 hours11° 10' 00.8"760.58 mieast4° 11' 03.1"287.54 misouth817.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GeorgetownMon 12:38 AM412 km256 miles223 nmSouth-southwest SSW
New AmsterdamMon 12:38 AM442 km275 miles239 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Nieuw NickerieMon 1:38 AM462 km287 miles249 nmSouth S
ParamariboMon 1:38 AM486 km302 miles262 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BridgetownMon 12:38 AM492 km306 miles266 nmNorthwest NW
LindenMon 12:38 AM495 km308 miles268 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ScarboroughMon 12:38 AM499 km310 miles269 nmWest-northwest WNW
ChaguanasMon 12:38 AM560 km348 miles302 nmWest W
San FernandoMon 12:38 AM564 km350 miles305 nmWest W
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniMon 1:38 AM564 km351 miles305 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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