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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 Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 10:46:00 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: 89%

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 Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 10:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 11' North, Longitude: 123° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.37 meters/second, 1617.7 km/hour, 1005.2 miles/hour or 873.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.1"1005.11 miwest0° 11' 35.1"13.27 misouth1005.20 mi
24 hours11° 22' 26.1"786.74 mieast4° 38' 04.9"318.45 misouth848.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownWed 2:46 AM2894 km1798 miles1562 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Wed 5:46 AM3359 km2087 miles1814 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Mexico CityWed 4:46 AM3373 km2096 miles1821 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloWed 3:46 AM3447 km2142 miles1861 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteWed 12:46 AM3499 km2174 miles1889 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsWed 4:46 AM3733 km2320 miles2016 nmEast E
Los AngelesWed 2:46 AM3783 km2350 miles2042 nmNorth N
KiritimatiThu 12:46 AM3813 km2369 miles2059 nmWest W
PhoenixWed 3:46 AM3859 km2398 miles2084 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaWed 4:46 AM3925 km2439 miles2119 nmEast-northeast ENE
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