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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 Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 10:58:00 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: 47%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 10:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 12' South, Longitude: 73° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.06 meters/second, 1587.8 km/hour, 986.6 miles/hour or 857.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.44 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 29' 22.8"986.43 miwest0° 10' 44.1"12.30 misouth986.23 mi
24 hours12° 36' 27.6"858.33 mieast4° 02' 43.3"278.07 misouth896.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PucallpaSat 5:58 AM238 km148 miles129 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Machu Picchu PuebloSat 5:58 AM340 km211 miles183 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LimaSat 5:58 AM449 km279 miles242 nmWest-southwest WSW
CobijaSat 6:58 AM513 km319 miles277 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 6:58 AM610 km379 miles330 nmEast E
RiberaltaSat 6:58 AM806 km501 miles435 nmEast E
La PazSat 6:58 AM899 km559 miles486 nmSoutheast SE
LojaSat 5:58 AM940 km584 miles508 nmNorthwest NW
GuayaquilSat 5:58 AM1140 km708 miles616 nmNorthwest NW
QuitoSat 5:58 AM1240 km770 miles669 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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