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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 Friday, January 11, 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 Friday, January 11, 2013 at 16:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 52' South, Longitude: 65° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.95 meters/second, 1526.2 km/hour, 948.3 miles/hour or 824.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.9"15.81 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 minorth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 23' 59.9"948.11 miwest0° 07' 10.1"8.22 minorth948.46 mi
24 hours14° 02' 39.4"924.70 mieast3° 22' 21.3"231.91 minorth961.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CochabambaFri 12:20 PM69 km43 miles37 nmNorthwest NW
SucreFri 12:20 PM138 km86 miles75 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OruroFri 12:20 PM152 km95 miles82 nmWest W
PotosiFri 12:20 PM191 km118 miles103 nmSouth S
Santa CruzFri 12:20 PM269 km167 miles145 nmEast E
La PazFri 12:20 PM298 km185 miles161 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Ignacio de VelascoFri 12:20 PM532 km330 miles287 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArequipaFri 11:20 AM639 km397 miles345 nmWest-northwest WNW
RiberaltaFri 12:20 PM759 km472 miles410 nmNorth N
SaltaFri 1:20 PM767 km477 miles414 nmSouth S

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