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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 14:26:00 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 14:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 59' South, Longitude: 97° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.23 meters/second, 1527.2 km/hour, 949.0 miles/hour or 824.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.82 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 misouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 25' 04.0"948.67 miwest0° 06' 42.8"7.70 misouth948.40 mi
24 hours14° 19' 34.2"942.64 mieast2° 07' 11.5"145.81 misouth948.03 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 9:26 AM1591 km989 miles859 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsMon 8:26 AM2070 km1286 miles1118 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaMon 9:26 AM2278 km1416 miles1230 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilMon 9:26 AM2582 km1605 miles1394 nmNortheast NE
QuitoMon 9:26 AM2847 km1769 miles1537 nmNortheast NE
La PazMon 10:26 AM3108 km1931 miles1678 nmEast E
Santiago *Mon 11:26 AM3163 km1965 miles1708 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoMon 10:26 AM3306 km2054 miles1785 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreMon 10:26 AM3385 km2103 miles1828 nmEast E
San JoseMon 8:26 AM3414 km2121 miles1843 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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