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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 3:59 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 13:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 38' South, Longitude: 96° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.60 meters/second, 1557.3 km/hour, 967.7 miles/hour or 840.9 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"0.17 misouth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 27' 14.0"967.42 miwest0° 09' 06.9"10.45 misouth967.14 mi
24 hours13° 30' 27.1"904.09 mieast3° 14' 03.4"222.39 misouth924.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSun 7:26 AM1694 km1053 miles915 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Sun 8:26 AM1922 km1194 miles1038 nmSouthwest SW
LimaSun 8:26 AM2120 km1317 miles1145 nmEast E
GuayaquilSun 8:26 AM2277 km1415 miles1230 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSun 8:26 AM2536 km1576 miles1369 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSun 7:26 AM3039 km1888 miles1641 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSun 9:26 AM3040 km1889 miles1642 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSun 9:26 AM3152 km1959 miles1702 nmEast E
ManaguaSun 7:26 AM3167 km1968 miles1710 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaSun 8:26 AM3211 km1995 miles1734 nmNortheast NE

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