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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 Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 16:20:00 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: 2%

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 Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 16:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 04' South, Longitude: 80° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.76 meters/second, 1503.9 km/hour, 934.5 miles/hour or 812.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.57 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 minorth15.57 mi
1 hour14° 22' 40.8"934.21 miwest0° 03' 54.7"4.49 minorth934.42 mi
24 hours14° 42' 11.1"955.32 mieast2° 12' 38.1"152.05 minorth973.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaThu 11:20 AM958 km595 miles517 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazThu 12:20 PM1357 km843 miles733 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreThu 12:20 PM1594 km991 miles861 nmEast E
Rio BrancoThu 12:20 PM1754 km1090 miles947 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Thu 1:20 PM1768 km1098 miles955 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GuayaquilThu 11:20 AM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmNorth N
CórdobaThu 1:20 PM2054 km1277 miles1109 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoThu 11:20 AM2204 km1370 miles1190 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsThu 10:20 AM2345 km1457 miles1266 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Thu 1:20 PM2408 km1496 miles1300 nmEast-southeast ESE

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