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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 = Friday, January 4, 2013 at 9:58:00 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: 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 is currently 446.83 meters/second, 1608.6 kilometres/hour, 999.5 miles/hour or 868.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 57.7"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.

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
EirunepéFri 5:58 AM160 km99 miles86 nmSoutheast SE
TabatingaFri 5:58 AM172 km107 miles93 nmNorth-northeast NNE
IquitosFri 4:58 AM338 km210 miles183 nmNorthwest NW
Rio BrancoFri 5:58 AM589 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
TrujilloFri 4:58 AM955 km593 miles516 nmWest-southwest WSW
CuencaFri 4:58 AM959 km596 miles518 nmWest-northwest WNW

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