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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 17:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 46' South, Longitude: 77° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.22 meters/second, 1527.2 km/hour, 948.9 miles/hour or 824.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.9"15.82 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 24' 03.5"948.78 miwest0° 07' 16.2"8.34 minorth949.14 mi
24 hours14° 01' 01.5"923.50 mieast3° 24' 28.4"234.34 minorth960.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaFri 12:10 PM639 km397 miles345 nmNorth N
La PazFri 1:10 PM1058 km657 miles571 nmEast E
SucreFri 1:10 PM1351 km840 miles730 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 1:10 PM1395 km867 miles753 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilFri 12:10 PM1732 km1076 miles935 nmNorth N
Santiago *Fri 2:10 PM1884 km1171 miles1017 nmSouth-southeast SSE
QuitoFri 12:10 PM1939 km1205 miles1047 nmNorth N
CórdobaFri 2:10 PM2057 km1278 miles1111 nmSoutheast SE
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:10 AM2257 km1402 miles1219 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Fri 2:10 PM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmEast-southeast ESE
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