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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: 34%

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 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 50' South, Longitude: 115° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.14 meters/second, 1555.7 km/hour, 966.7 miles/hour or 840.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.11 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 27' 07.1"966.40 miwest0° 09' 00.6"10.33 misouth966.12 mi
24 hours13° 33' 11.7"906.33 mieast3° 11' 01.7"218.93 misouth925.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Sun 9:44 AM1500 km932 miles810 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownSun 6:44 AM1901 km1181 miles1026 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsSun 8:44 AM3237 km2012 miles1748 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteSun 4:44 AM3651 km2269 miles1972 nmWest W
LimaSun 9:44 AM4171 km2592 miles2252 nmEast E
Mexico CitySun 8:44 AM4191 km2604 miles2263 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSun 8:44 AM4260 km2647 miles2300 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 8:44 AM4283 km2661 miles2313 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSun 9:44 AM4378 km2720 miles2364 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaSun 8:44 AM4392 km2729 miles2371 nmNortheast NE

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