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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 3:59 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 17:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 42' South, Longitude: 85° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.39 meters/second, 1527.8 km/hour, 949.3 miles/hour or 825.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.82 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 24' 06.0"949.11 miwest0° 07' 20.2"8.41 minorth949.47 mi
24 hours13° 59' 58.0"922.62 mieast3° 25' 49.2"235.87 minorth960.25 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 PM1137 km707 miles614 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilFri 12:44 PM1832 km1139 miles989 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazFri 1:44 PM1893 km1176 miles1022 nmEast E
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:44 AM1902 km1182 miles1027 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoFri 12:44 PM2093 km1301 miles1130 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoFri 1:44 PM2129 km1323 miles1149 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreFri 1:44 PM2182 km1356 miles1178 nmEast E
Santiago *Fri 2:44 PM2313 km1437 miles1249 nmSoutheast SE
Easter Island *Fri 12:44 PM2624 km1630 miles1417 nmWest-southwest WSW
CórdobaFri 2:44 PM2665 km1656 miles1439 nmSoutheast SE

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