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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 17:30:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

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 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 60' South, Longitude: 97° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.98 meters/second, 1504.7 km/hour, 935.0 miles/hour or 812.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.58 miwest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 minorth15.58 mi
1 hour14° 22' 43.4"934.71 miwest0° 04' 05.0"4.68 minorth934.92 mi
24 hours14° 40' 38.5"954.11 mieast2° 16' 25.9"156.40 minorth973.37 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 *Thu 12:30 PM1466 km911 miles791 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:30 AM2269 km1410 miles1225 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaThu 12:30 PM2327 km1446 miles1256 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoThu 12:30 PM2988 km1857 miles1614 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Thu 2:30 PM3017 km1875 miles1629 nmSoutheast SE
La PazThu 1:30 PM3094 km1922 miles1671 nmEast E
Rio BrancoThu 1:30 PM3341 km2076 miles1804 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreThu 1:30 PM3348 km2081 miles1808 nmEast E
AdamstownThu 9:30 AM3423 km2127 miles1848 nmWest-southwest WSW
CórdobaThu 2:30 PM3531 km2194 miles1907 nmEast-southeast ESE

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