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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: 35%

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 Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 12:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 33' South, Longitude: 89° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.76 meters/second, 1557.9 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
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.13 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 27' 16.6"967.79 miwest0° 09' 09.2"10.49 misouth967.51 mi
24 hours13° 29' 26.8"903.28 mieast3° 15' 08.8"223.64 misouth923.61 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 AM1375 km855 miles743 nmEast E
Galapagos IslandsSun 6:56 AM1510 km938 miles816 nmNorth N
GuayaquilSun 7:56 AM1723 km1071 miles930 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSun 7:56 AM1992 km1238 miles1076 nmNortheast NE
La PazSun 8:56 AM2299 km1428 miles1241 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSun 8:56 AM2409 km1497 miles1301 nmEast E
Easter Island *Sun 7:56 AM2483 km1543 miles1341 nmSouthwest SW
SucreSun 8:56 AM2626 km1632 miles1418 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaSun 7:56 AM2718 km1689 miles1468 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSun 6:56 AM2773 km1723 miles1497 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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