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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: 2%

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 Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 16:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 04' South, Longitude: 80° 41' 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 minorth15.58 mi
1 hour14° 22' 40.8"934.22 miwest0° 03' 55.0"4.49 minorth934.42 mi
24 hours14° 42' 09.6"955.30 mieast2° 12' 41.7"152.12 minorth973.72 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 AM969 km602 miles523 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazThu 12:20 PM1384 km860 miles748 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreThu 12:20 PM1622 km1008 miles876 nmEast E
Rio BrancoThu 12:20 PM1776 km1104 miles959 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Thu 1:20 PM1782 km1108 miles962 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GuayaquilThu 11:20 AM1977 km1228 miles1067 nmNorth N
CórdobaThu 1:20 PM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoThu 11:20 AM2207 km1372 miles1192 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsThu 10:20 AM2332 km1449 miles1259 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Asuncion *Thu 1:20 PM2434 km1513 miles1314 nmEast-southeast ESE

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