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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 12:56:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 12:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 33' South, Longitude: 89° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.77 meters/second, 1558.0 km/hour, 968.1 miles/hour or 841.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.13 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miSouth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 27' 16.6"967.80 miWest0° 09' 09.2"10.49 miSouth967.52 mi
24 hours13° 29' 24.6"903.25 miEast3° 15' 11.3"223.69 miSouth923.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSun 7:56 AM1347 km837 miles727 nmEast E
Galapagos IslandsSun 6:56 AM1511 km939 miles816 nmNorth N
GuayaquilSun 7:56 AM1705 km1060 miles921 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSun 7:56 AM1974 km1227 miles1066 nmNortheast NE
La PazSun 8:56 AM2270 km1411 miles1226 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSun 8:56 AM2380 km1479 miles1285 nmEast E
Easter Island *Sun 7:56 AM2507 km1558 miles1354 nmSouthwest SW
SucreSun 8:56 AM2598 km1614 miles1403 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaSun 7:56 AM2700 km1677 miles1458 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSun 6:56 AM2766 km1719 miles1494 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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