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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 6:20:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 18:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 56' South, Longitude: 109° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.14 meters/second, 1505.3 km/hour, 935.4 miles/hour or 812.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.59 miWest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 miNorth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 22' 45.4"935.08 miWest0° 04' 12.3"4.82 miNorth935.30 mi
24 hours14° 39' 30.8"953.23 miEast2° 19' 07.2"159.48 miNorth973.09 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 1:20 PM791 km492 miles427 nmSouth S
AdamstownThu 10:20 AM2224 km1382 miles1201 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:20 PM2997 km1862 miles1618 nmNortheast NE
LimaThu 1:20 PM3542 km2201 miles1913 nmEast E
QuitoThu 1:20 PM3991 km2480 miles2155 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Thu 3:20 PM4087 km2540 miles2207 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteThu 8:20 AM4257 km2645 miles2299 nmWest W
San JoseThu 12:20 PM4299 km2671 miles2321 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 12:20 PM4317 km2682 miles2331 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 12:20 PM4333 km2692 miles2339 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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