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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 3:59 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 17:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 47' South, Longitude: 75° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.16 meters/second, 1527.0 km/hour, 948.8 miles/hour or 824.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.9"15.81 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 24' 02.8"948.59 miwest0° 07' 14.9"8.31 minorth948.94 mi
24 hours14° 01' 22.8"923.72 mieast3° 24' 00.9"233.80 minorth960.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArequipaFri 12:00 Noon430 km267 miles232 nmEast-northeast ENE
Machu Picchu PuebloFri 12:00 Noon593 km369 miles320 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaFri 12:00 Noon660 km410 miles356 nmNorth-northwest NNW
La PazFri 1:00 PM777 km483 miles420 nmEast E
SucreFri 1:00 PM1071 km666 miles578 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 1:00 PM1183 km735 miles639 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilFri 12:00 Noon1793 km1114 miles968 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santiago *Fri 2:00 PM1795 km1115 miles969 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CórdobaFri 2:00 PM1883 km1170 miles1017 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoFri 12:00 Noon1972 km1225 miles1065 nmNorth N
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