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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: 46%
Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:44 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 28' South
Longitude: 94° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.64 meters/second, 1586.3 km/hour, 985.7 miles/hour or 856.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.43 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 misouth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 29' 16.3"985.54 miwest0° 10' 40.2"12.22 misouth985.34 mi
24 hours12° 39' 20.2"860.92 mieast4° 00' 35.2"275.65 misouth898.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSat 6:26 AM1210 km752 miles653 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilSat 7:26 AM1893 km1176 miles1022 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaSat 7:26 AM1958 km1217 miles1057 nmEast E
QuitoSat 7:26 AM2139 km1329 miles1155 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Sat 7:26 AM2382 km1480 miles1286 nmSouthwest SW
San JoseSat 6:26 AM2555 km1587 miles1379 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSat 6:26 AM2678 km1664 miles1446 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaSat 7:26 AM2745 km1706 miles1482 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 6:26 AM2746 km1706 miles1483 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSat 6:26 AM2815 km1749 miles1520 nmNorth N
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