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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: 25%

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 Monday, January 7, 2013 at 12:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 43' South, Longitude: 63° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.96 meters/second, 1529.9 km/hour, 950.6 miles/hour or 826.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.84 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 misouth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 25' 15.8"950.36 miwest0° 06' 58.3"7.99 misouth950.09 mi
24 hours14° 15' 26.6"939.58 mieast2° 14' 11.3"153.84 misouth946.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa CruzMon 8:06 AM84 km52 miles45 nmEast E
SucreMon 8:06 AM201 km125 miles108 nmSouthwest SW
CochabambaMon 8:06 AM234 km146 miles127 nmWest W
La PazMon 8:06 AM463 km288 miles250 nmWest-northwest WNW
SaltaMon 9:06 AM797 km495 miles430 nmSouth S
Rio BrancoMon 8:06 AM951 km591 miles513 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TucumánMon 9:06 AM1017 km632 miles549 nmSouth S
Asuncion *Mon 9:06 AM1064 km661 miles574 nmSoutheast SE
CórdobaMon 9:06 AM1518 km943 miles820 nmSouth S
LimaMon 7:06 AM1538 km956 miles831 nmWest-northwest WNW
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