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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 Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 12:16:00 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: 35%

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 Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 12:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 27' South, Longitude: 79° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.99 meters/second, 1558.8 km/hour, 968.6 miles/hour or 841.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.3"16.14 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 27' 20.1"968.31 miwest0° 09' 12.3"10.55 misouth968.04 mi
24 hours13° 28' 01.1"902.11 mieast3° 16' 41.1"225.40 misouth922.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSun 7:16 AM381 km237 miles206 nmNortheast NE
Machu Picchu PuebloSun 7:16 AM775 km481 miles418 nmEast E
La PazSun 8:16 AM1248 km775 miles674 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilSun 7:16 AM1354 km841 miles731 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoSun 8:16 AM1370 km852 miles740 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSun 7:16 AM1577 km980 miles851 nmNorth N
SucreSun 8:16 AM1607 km998 miles868 nmEast-southeast ESE
Galapagos IslandsSun 6:16 AM1861 km1157 miles1005 nmNorthwest NW
BogotaSun 7:16 AM2196 km1364 miles1186 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago *Sun 9:16 AM2287 km1421 miles1235 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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