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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: 15%

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 Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 13:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 02' South, Longitude: 68° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.22 meters/second, 1505.6 km/hour, 935.5 miles/hour or 812.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.59 miwest0° 00' 03.8"0.07 misouth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 23' 22.9"935.26 miwest0° 03' 47.0"4.34 misouth935.08 mi
24 hours14° 51' 51.1"966.07 mieast0° 50' 23.4"57.78 misouth965.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Iquique *Tue 10:26 AM134 km83 miles73 nmWest W
Arica *Tue 10:26 AM229 km142 miles124 nmNorthwest NW
SucreTue 9:26 AM397 km247 miles214 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazTue 9:26 AM399 km248 miles215 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ArequipaTue 8:26 AM488 km303 miles264 nmNorthwest NW
SaltaTue 10:26 AM637 km396 miles344 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santa CruzTue 9:26 AM651 km405 miles352 nmEast-northeast ENE
TucumánTue 10:26 AM840 km522 miles454 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio BrancoTue 9:26 AM1118 km695 miles604 nmNorth N
LimaTue 8:26 AM1239 km770 miles669 nmNorthwest NW
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