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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, January 7, 2013 at 12:36:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 25%

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 Monday, January 7, 2013 at 12:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 46' South, Longitude: 70° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.81 meters/second, 1529.3 km/hour, 950.3 miles/hour or 825.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.84 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 misouth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 25' 13.3"949.95 miwest0° 06' 55.1"7.93 misouth949.68 mi
24 hours14° 16' 18.7"940.18 mieast2° 12' 44.9"152.17 misouth946.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Arica *Mon 9:36 AM100 km62 miles54 nmSoutheast SE
ArequipaMon 7:36 AM164 km102 miles88 nmNorth-northwest NNW
La PazMon 8:36 AM327 km203 miles176 nmEast-northeast ENE
Machu Picchu PuebloMon 7:36 AM539 km335 miles291 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SucreMon 8:36 AM613 km381 miles331 nmEast-southeast ESE
CobijaMon 8:36 AM781 km485 miles422 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RiberaltaMon 8:36 AM912 km567 miles493 nmNortheast NE
LimaMon 7:36 AM913 km567 miles493 nmNorthwest NW
Rio BrancoMon 8:36 AM924 km574 miles499 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SaltaMon 9:36 AM964 km599 miles521 nmSoutheast SE

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