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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 13:56:00 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 13:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 55' South, Longitude: 90° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.39 meters/second, 1527.8 km/hour, 949.3 miles/hour or 824.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.82 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 misouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 25' 06.5"949.01 miwest0° 06' 46.2"7.76 misouth948.74 mi
24 hours14° 18' 41.4"941.97 mieast2° 08' 43.0"147.56 misouth947.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaMon 8:56 AM1550 km963 miles837 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsMon 7:56 AM1884 km1170 miles1017 nmNorth N
GuayaquilMon 8:56 AM2066 km1284 miles1115 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Mon 8:56 AM2217 km1377 miles1197 nmWest-southwest WSW
QuitoMon 8:56 AM2334 km1451 miles1260 nmNortheast NE
La PazMon 9:56 AM2344 km1457 miles1266 nmEast E
Rio BrancoMon 9:56 AM2564 km1593 miles1384 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Mon 10:56 AM2594 km1612 miles1400 nmSoutheast SE
SucreMon 9:56 AM2628 km1633 miles1419 nmEast E
CórdobaMon 10:56 AM3012 km1871 miles1626 nmSoutheast SE

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