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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 14:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 59' South, Longitude: 97° 37' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.82 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 misouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 25' 03.9"948.72 miwest0° 06' 42.6"7.69 misouth948.45 mi
24 hours14° 19' 36.2"942.73 mieast2° 07' 08.1"145.75 misouth948.12 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 AM1570 km976 miles848 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsMon 8:26 AM2083 km1294 miles1124 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaMon 9:26 AM2306 km1433 miles1245 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilMon 9:26 AM2604 km1618 miles1406 nmNortheast NE
QuitoMon 9:26 AM2868 km1782 miles1549 nmNortheast NE
La PazMon 10:26 AM3136 km1949 miles1693 nmEast E
Santiago *Mon 11:26 AM3185 km1979 miles1720 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoMon 10:26 AM3334 km2071 miles1800 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreMon 10:26 AM3413 km2121 miles1843 nmEast E
San JoseMon 8:26 AM3427 km2129 miles1850 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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