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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 17:30:00 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 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 km1080 miles939 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoFri 1:30 PM1804 km1121 miles974 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreFri 1:30 PM1828 km1136 miles987 nmEast E
QuitoFri 12:30 PM1984 km1233 miles1071 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:30 AM2016 km1252 miles1088 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santiago *Fri 2:30 PM2105 km1308 miles1137 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CórdobaFri 2:30 PM2393 km1487 miles1292 nmSoutheast SE
BogotaFri 12:30 PM2640 km1641 miles1426 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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