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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 09:20:00 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: 98%

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 09:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 17' North, Longitude: 124° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.61 meters/second, 1597.0 km/hour, 992.3 miles/hour or 862.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.54 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 32' 02.5"992.20 miwest0° 10' 10.0"11.64 misouth992.50 mi
24 hours11° 09' 27.0"761.72 mieast4° 15' 44.0"292.90 misouth819.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MazatlanMon 2:20 AM2479 km1540 miles1339 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraMon 3:20 AM2608 km1621 miles1408 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloMon 2:20 AM2615 km1625 miles1412 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los AngelesMon 1:20 AM2820 km1752 miles1523 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityMon 3:20 AM2965 km1843 miles1601 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixMon 2:20 AM2970 km1846 miles1604 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las VegasMon 1:20 AM3126 km1942 miles1688 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San FranciscoMon 1:20 AM3164 km1966 miles1708 nmNorth N
Salt Lake CityMon 2:20 AM3710 km2305 miles2003 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiMon 11:20 PM3712 km2306 miles2004 nmWest W

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