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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: 24%

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 13:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 53' South, Longitude: 85° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.50 meters/second, 1528.2 km/hour, 949.6 miles/hour or 825.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.83 miwest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 misouth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 25' 08.4"949.26 miwest0° 06' 48.5"7.81 misouth948.99 mi
24 hours14° 18' 04.3"941.51 mieast2° 09' 46.5"148.77 misouth947.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaMon 8:34 AM1082 km672 miles584 nmNortheast NE
La PazMon 9:34 AM1813 km1126 miles979 nmEast E
GuayaquilMon 8:34 AM1824 km1133 miles985 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsMon 7:34 AM1941 km1206 miles1048 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio BrancoMon 9:34 AM2062 km1281 miles1113 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoMon 8:34 AM2082 km1294 miles1124 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreMon 9:34 AM2100 km1305 miles1134 nmEast E
Santiago *Mon 10:34 AM2247 km1396 miles1213 nmSoutheast SE
CórdobaMon 10:34 AM2589 km1609 miles1398 nmSoutheast SE
Easter Island *Mon 8:34 AM2686 km1669 miles1450 nmWest-southwest WSW

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