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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 13:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 38' South
Longitude: 96° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.59 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.13 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.17 misouth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 27' 13.9"967.47 miwest0° 09' 06.9"10.45 misouth967.19 mi
24 hours13° 30' 29.3"904.19 mieast3° 14' 00.8"222.36 misouth924.18 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 AM1708 km1061 miles922 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Sun 8:26 AM1902 km1182 miles1027 nmSouthwest SW
LimaSun 8:26 AM2149 km1335 miles1160 nmEast E
GuayaquilSun 8:26 AM2301 km1430 miles1242 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSun 8:26 AM2559 km1590 miles1382 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSun 7:26 AM3053 km1897 miles1648 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSun 9:26 AM3069 km1907 miles1657 nmEast E
ManaguaSun 7:26 AM3178 km1975 miles1716 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoSun 9:26 AM3181 km1977 miles1718 nmEast E
PanamaSun 8:26 AM3228 km2006 miles1743 nmNortheast NE
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