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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 Friday, February 1, 2013 at 11:40:00 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: 72%

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 Friday, February 1, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 06' South, Longitude: 113° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.83 meters/second, 1594.2 km/hour, 990.6 miles/hour or 860.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.51 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 30' 02.2"990.41 miwest0° 10' 47.7"12.36 misouth990.24 mi
24 hours12° 15' 21.6"837.12 mieast4° 05' 16.5"280.98 misouth877.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Fri 6:40 AM2029 km1261 miles1096 nmSouth S
AdamstownFri 3:40 AM2526 km1569 miles1364 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsFri 5:40 AM2754 km1711 miles1487 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CityFri 5:40 AM3506 km2178 miles1893 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaFri 5:40 AM3615 km2246 miles1952 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 5:40 AM3649 km2267 miles1970 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaFri 5:40 AM3784 km2351 miles2043 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaFri 5:40 AM3836 km2384 miles2071 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 5:40 AM3840 km2386 miles2073 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaFri 6:40 AM3954 km2457 miles2135 nmEast E

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