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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 10:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 35' South
Longitude: 73° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.80 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.1"999.39 miwest0° 11' 29.1"13.15 misouth999.32 mi
24 hours11° 53' 34.1"818.81 mieast4° 28' 43.1"307.80 misouth871.04 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 AM204 km127 miles110 nmNorth N
Cruzeiro do SulFri 6:08 AM243 km151 miles131 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio BrancoFri 6:08 AM791 km492 miles427 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilFri 5:08 AM805 km500 miles435 nmWest-northwest WNW
QuitoFri 5:08 AM814 km506 miles439 nmNorthwest NW
LimaFri 5:08 AM817 km508 miles441 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CaliFri 5:08 AM1048 km651 miles566 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BogotaFri 5:08 AM1131 km703 miles611 nmNorth N
MedellinFri 5:08 AM1329 km826 miles718 nmNorth N
La PazFri 6:08 AM1341 km834 miles724 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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