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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 10:08:00 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 10:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 34' South, Longitude: 73° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.81 meters/second, 1608.5 km/hour, 999.5 miles/hour or 868.5 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' 57.1"999.33 miwest0° 11' 29.1"13.15 misouth999.25 mi
24 hours11° 53' 32.3"818.72 mieast4° 28' 44.0"307.79 misouth870.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
IquitosFri 5:08 AM202 km125 miles109 nmNorth N
Cruzeiro do SulFri 6:08 AM235 km146 miles127 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LojaFri 5:08 AM689 km428 miles372 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio BrancoFri 6:08 AM768 km477 miles415 nmSoutheast SE
CobijaFri 6:08 AM776 km482 miles419 nmSoutheast SE
MitúFri 5:08 AM824 km512 miles445 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilFri 5:08 AM832 km517 miles449 nmWest-northwest WNW
LimaFri 5:08 AM832 km517 miles449 nmSouth-southwest SSW
QuitoFri 5:08 AM834 km518 miles450 nmNorthwest NW
FlorenciaFri 5:08 AM839 km521 miles453 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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