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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 58%
Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 09:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 33' South
Longitude: 71° 03' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.6"999.46 miwest0° 11' 29.3"13.16 misouth999.38 mi
24 hours11° 53' 18.9"818.56 mieast4° 28' 50.1"307.93 misouth870.88 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 AM180 km112 miles97 nmSoutheast SE
TabatingaFri 5:58 AM191 km118 miles103 nmNortheast NE
Rio BrancoFri 5:58 AM606 km377 miles327 nmSoutheast SE
LimaFri 4:58 AM976 km606 miles527 nmSouthwest SW
QuitoFri 4:58 AM1015 km631 miles548 nmNorthwest NW
GuayaquilFri 4:58 AM1050 km652 miles567 nmWest-northwest WNW
CaliFri 4:58 AM1160 km721 miles626 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BogotaFri 4:58 AM1175 km730 miles635 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManausFri 5:58 AM1253 km779 miles677 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazFri 5:58 AM1253 km779 miles677 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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