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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 10:06:00 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 10:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 52' North, Longitude: 124° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.89 meters/second, 1612.4 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 32' 07.4"1001.80 miwest0° 11' 07.9"12.75 misouth1002.01 mi
24 hours11° 11' 14.0"771.04 mieast4° 33' 18.1"312.97 misouth833.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HermosilloTue 3:06 AM3040 km1889 miles1642 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityTue 4:06 AM3199 km1988 miles1727 nmEast-northeast ENE
Los AngelesTue 2:06 AM3297 km2049 miles1780 nmNorth N
AdamstownTue 2:06 AM3365 km2091 miles1817 nmSouth S
PhoenixTue 3:06 AM3421 km2125 miles1847 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las VegasTue 2:06 AM3595 km2234 miles1941 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San FranciscoTue 2:06 AM3650 km2268 miles1971 nmNorth N
KiritimatiWed 12:06 AM3650 km2268 miles1971 nmWest W
PapeeteTue 12:06 AM3696 km2296 miles1996 nmSouthwest SW
GuatemalaTue 4:06 AM3885 km2414 miles2098 nmEast-northeast ENE
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