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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, January 4, 2013 at 09:58:00 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: 58%

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 Friday, January 4, 2013 at 09:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 33' South, Longitude: 70° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.83 meters/second, 1608.6 km/hour, 999.5 miles/hour or 868.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.7"999.40 miwest0° 11' 29.3"13.16 misouth999.32 mi
24 hours11° 53' 17.4"818.48 mieast4° 28' 50.8"307.92 misouth870.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
EirunepéFri 5:58 AM160 km99 miles86 nmSoutheast SE
TabatingaFri 5:58 AM172 km107 miles93 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoFri 5:58 AM590 km366 miles318 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CobijaFri 5:58 AM646 km401 miles349 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MitúFri 4:58 AM754 km469 miles407 nmNorth N
RiberaltaFri 5:58 AM798 km496 miles431 nmSoutheast SE
Machu Picchu PuebloFri 4:58 AM863 km537 miles466 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LojaFri 4:58 AM950 km590 miles513 nmWest W
FlorenciaFri 4:58 AM957 km594 miles516 nmNorthwest NW
LimaFri 4:58 AM996 km619 miles538 nmSouthwest SW

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