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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 17:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 41' South, Longitude: 86° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.40 meters/second, 1527.8 km/hour, 949.4 miles/hour or 825.0 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' 06.0"949.19 miwest0° 07' 20.4"8.41 minorth949.55 mi
24 hours13° 59' 55.9"922.66 mieast3° 25' 51.9"235.94 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 12:44 PM1161 km722 miles627 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilFri 12:44 PM1843 km1145 miles995 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:44 AM1895 km1178 miles1023 nmNorth-northwest NNW
La PazFri 1:44 PM1921 km1194 miles1037 nmEast E
QuitoFri 12:44 PM2105 km1308 miles1136 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoFri 1:44 PM2155 km1339 miles1164 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreFri 1:44 PM2211 km1374 miles1194 nmEast E
Santiago *Fri 2:44 PM2331 km1448 miles1258 nmSoutheast SE
Easter Island *Fri 12:44 PM2599 km1615 miles1403 nmWest-southwest WSW
CórdobaFri 2:44 PM2687 km1670 miles1451 nmSoutheast SE
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