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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 9:32:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 69%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 09:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 49' South, Longitude: 75° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.39 meters/second, 1617.8 km/hour, 1005.3 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' 32.0"16.75 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 58.8"1005.16 miWest0° 11' 36.6"13.30 miSouth1005.22 mi
24 hours11° 22' 52.1"787.16 miEast4° 38' 23.5"318.81 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
Nueva LojaThu 4:32 AM151 km94 miles82 nmNorthwest NW
FlorenciaThu 4:32 AM271 km168 miles146 nmNorth N
QuitoThu 4:32 AM302 km187 miles163 nmWest-northwest WNW
AmbatoThu 4:32 AM310 km193 miles168 nmWest W
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Thu 4:32 AM373 km232 miles201 nmWest W
EsmeraldasThu 4:32 AM465 km289 miles251 nmWest-northwest WNW
GuayaquilThu 4:32 AM474 km294 miles256 nmWest-southwest WSW
CaliThu 4:32 AM476 km295 miles257 nmNorth N
PortoviejoThu 4:32 AM511 km317 miles276 nmWest W
LojaThu 4:32 AM511 km318 miles276 nmSouthwest SW

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