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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 17:40:00 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 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 42' South, Longitude: 84° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.37 meters/second, 1527.7 km/hour, 949.3 miles/hour or 824.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.82 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 24' 05.6"949.06 miwest0° 07' 19.8"8.40 minorth949.42 mi
24 hours14° 00' 05.9"922.72 mieast3° 25' 39.4"235.68 minorth960.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaFri 12:40 PM1053 km654 miles568 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 1:40 PM1791 km1113 miles967 nmEast E
GuayaquilFri 12:40 PM1798 km1118 miles971 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:40 AM1928 km1198 miles1041 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio BrancoFri 1:40 PM2034 km1264 miles1099 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoFri 12:40 PM2056 km1278 miles1110 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreFri 1:40 PM2081 km1293 miles1124 nmEast E
Santiago *Fri 2:40 PM2250 km1398 miles1215 nmSoutheast SE
CórdobaFri 2:40 PM2585 km1606 miles1396 nmSoutheast SE
Easter Island *Fri 12:40 PM2714 km1686 miles1465 nmWest-southwest WSW
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