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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 09:56:00 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: 95%

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 09:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 54' North, Longitude: 122° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.87 meters/second, 1612.3 km/hour, 1001.9 miles/hour or 870.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 32' 07.4"1001.75 miwest0° 11' 07.6"12.74 misouth1001.97 mi
24 hours11° 11' 11.5"770.96 mieast4° 33' 13.4"312.88 misouth833.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MazatlanTue 2:56 AM2642 km1642 miles1427 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloTue 2:56 AM2925 km1817 miles1579 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityTue 3:56 AM2973 km1847 miles1605 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesTue 1:56 AM3253 km2021 miles1756 nmNorth N
PhoenixTue 2:56 AM3330 km2069 miles1798 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownTue 1:56 AM3424 km2128 miles1849 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Las VegasTue 1:56 AM3533 km2195 miles1908 nmNorth N
GuatemalaTue 3:56 AM3630 km2256 miles1960 nmEast-northeast ENE
San FranciscoTue 1:56 AM3640 km2262 miles1965 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsTue 3:56 AM3681 km2287 miles1988 nmEast E

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