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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 Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 05:46:00 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: 96%

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 Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 05:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 40' North, Longitude: 61° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.32 meters/second, 1610.4 km/hour, 1000.6 miles/hour or 869.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 32' 08.0"1000.52 miwest0° 10' 59.9"12.59 misouth1000.76 mi
24 hours11° 10' 17.3"768.97 mieast4° 31' 07.0"310.48 misouth831.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Boa VistaTue 1:46 AM328 km204 miles177 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Ciudad BolívarTue 1:16 AM345 km214 miles186 nmNorthwest NW
LindenTue 1:46 AM374 km232 miles202 nmEast E
Georgetown (Guyana)Tue 1:46 AM404 km251 miles218 nmEast-northeast ENE
New AmsterdamTue 1:46 AM460 km286 miles248 nmEast E
MaturínTue 1:16 AM482 km300 miles260 nmNorth-northwest NNW
San FernandoTue 1:46 AM510 km317 miles276 nmNorth N
Nieuw NickerieTue 2:46 AM515 km320 miles278 nmEast E
ChaguanasTue 1:46 AM537 km333 miles290 nmNorth N
Port of SpainTue 1:46 AM551 km342 miles298 nmNorth N
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