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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 16:30:00 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 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 16:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 50' South, Longitude: 68° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.00 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"948.23 miwest0° 07' 11.3"8.24 minorth948.58 mi
24 hours14° 02' 20.3"924.46 mieast3° 22' 46.4"232.38 minorth961.16 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 PM104 km64 miles56 nmEast E
La PazFri 12:30 PM148 km92 miles80 nmNorth N
CochabambaFri 12:30 PM214 km133 miles116 nmEast-northeast ENE
Arica *Fri 1:30 PM245 km152 miles132 nmWest-southwest WSW
SucreFri 12:30 PM329 km204 miles178 nmEast-southeast ESE
ArequipaFri 11:30 AM396 km246 miles214 nmWest-northwest WNW
Santa CruzFri 12:30 PM523 km325 miles282 nmEast E
Machu Picchu PuebloFri 11:30 AM702 km436 miles379 nmNorthwest NW
CobijaFri 12:30 PM757 km471 miles409 nmNorth N
San Ignacio de VelascoFri 12:30 PM778 km484 miles420 nmEast E

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