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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

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 3:58 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:44 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 16:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 50' South, Longitude: 68° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.01 meters/second, 1526.4 km/hour, 948.5 miles/hour or 824.2 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° 24' 00.7"948.24 miwest0° 07' 11.4"8.24 minorth948.60 mi
24 hours14° 02' 18.2"924.43 mieast3° 22' 49.1"232.44 minorth961.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OruroFri 12:30 PM132 km82 miles71 nmEast E
La PazFri 12:30 PM150 km93 miles81 nmNorth N
Arica *Fri 1:30 PM218 km136 miles118 nmWest-southwest WSW
CochabambaFri 12:30 PM242 km150 miles131 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreFri 12:30 PM355 km221 miles192 nmEast-southeast ESE
ArequipaFri 11:30 AM370 km230 miles200 nmWest-northwest WNW
Santa CruzFri 12:30 PM552 km343 miles298 nmEast E
Machu Picchu PuebloFri 11:30 AM683 km424 miles369 nmNorthwest NW
CobijaFri 12:30 PM755 km469 miles408 nmNorth N
RiberaltaFri 12:30 PM796 km495 miles430 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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