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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, January 11, 2013 at 5:30:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 43' South, Longitude: 82° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.32 meters/second, 1527.5 km/hour, 949.2 miles/hour or 824.8 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' 04.8"948.94 miWest0° 07' 18.5"8.38 miNorth949.30 mi
24 hours14° 00' 25.0"922.97 miEast3° 25' 14.8"235.22 miNorth960.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaFri 12:30 PM860 km535 miles465 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 1:30 PM1536 km955 miles830 nmEast E
GuayaquilFri 12:30 PM1739 km1081 miles939 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoFri 1:30 PM1803 km1121 miles974 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreFri 1:30 PM1828 km1136 miles987 nmEast E
QuitoFri 12:30 PM1985 km1233 miles1072 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:30 AM2016 km1252 miles1088 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santiago *Fri 2:30 PM2106 km1309 miles1137 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CórdobaFri 2:30 PM2391 km1486 miles1291 nmSoutheast SE
BogotaFri 12:30 PM2637 km1639 miles1424 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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