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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 13:36:00 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: 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 13:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 53' South, Longitude: 85° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.49 meters/second, 1528.2 km/hour, 949.6 miles/hour or 825.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.83 miwest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 misouth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 25' 08.3"949.25 miwest0° 06' 48.4"7.80 misouth948.98 mi
24 hours14° 18' 05.9"941.53 mieast2° 09' 43.8"148.72 misouth947.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaMon 8:36 AM1100 km684 miles594 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilMon 8:36 AM1832 km1138 miles989 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazMon 9:36 AM1835 km1140 miles991 nmEast E
Galapagos IslandsMon 7:36 AM1936 km1203 miles1045 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio BrancoMon 9:36 AM2082 km1294 miles1124 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoMon 8:36 AM2090 km1299 miles1129 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreMon 9:36 AM2122 km1319 miles1146 nmEast E
Santiago *Mon 10:36 AM2261 km1405 miles1221 nmSoutheast SE
CórdobaMon 10:36 AM2606 km1619 miles1407 nmSoutheast SE
Easter Island *Mon 8:36 AM2666 km1657 miles1440 nmWest-southwest WSW
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