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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 13:16:00 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: 24%

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 13:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 51' South, Longitude: 80° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.60 meters/second, 1528.6 km/hour, 949.8 miles/hour or 825.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.83 miwest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 misouth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 25' 09.9"949.48 miwest0° 06' 50.6"7.85 misouth949.21 mi
24 hours14° 17' 30.4"941.08 mieast2° 10' 44.3"149.87 misouth947.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaMon 8:16 AM742 km461 miles401 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Machu Picchu PuebloMon 8:16 AM1002 km623 miles541 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazMon 9:16 AM1326 km824 miles716 nmEast E
SucreMon 9:16 AM1617 km1005 miles873 nmEast E
Rio BrancoMon 9:16 AM1624 km1009 miles877 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilMon 8:16 AM1730 km1075 miles934 nmNorth N
QuitoMon 8:16 AM1960 km1218 miles1059 nmNorth N
Santiago *Mon 10:16 AM1988 km1235 miles1073 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Galapagos IslandsMon 7:16 AM2121 km1318 miles1145 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CórdobaMon 10:16 AM2231 km1386 miles1205 nmSoutheast SE
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