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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 14:24:00 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 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 58' South, Longitude: 96° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.24 meters/second, 1527.3 km/hour, 949.0 miles/hour or 824.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.82 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 misouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 25' 04.3"948.69 miwest0° 06' 43.0"7.70 misouth948.42 mi
24 hours14° 19' 30.6"942.59 mieast2° 07' 17.6"145.93 misouth948.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Mon 9:24 AM1630 km1013 miles880 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsMon 8:24 AM2049 km1273 miles1106 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaMon 9:24 AM2229 km1385 miles1203 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilMon 9:24 AM2544 km1581 miles1373 nmNortheast NE
QuitoMon 9:24 AM2809 km1745 miles1517 nmNortheast NE
La PazMon 10:24 AM3057 km1900 miles1651 nmEast E
Santiago *Mon 11:24 AM3123 km1940 miles1686 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoMon 10:24 AM3256 km2023 miles1758 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreMon 10:24 AM3335 km2072 miles1801 nmEast E
San JoseMon 8:24 AM3391 km2107 miles1831 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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