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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 18:10:00 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 18:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 38' South, Longitude: 92° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.53 meters/second, 1528.3 km/hour, 949.7 miles/hour or 825.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.83 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 24' 07.7"949.42 miwest0° 07' 23.3"8.47 minorth949.79 mi
24 hours13° 59' 07.8"921.97 mieast3° 26' 52.7"237.08 minorth959.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaFri 1:10 PM1736 km1079 miles937 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:10 PM1872 km1163 miles1011 nmNorth N
Easter Island *Fri 1:10 PM2055 km1277 miles1110 nmSouthwest SW
GuayaquilFri 1:10 PM2167 km1346 miles1170 nmNortheast NE
QuitoFri 1:10 PM2435 km1513 miles1315 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 2:10 PM2555 km1587 miles1379 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 2:10 PM2757 km1713 miles1489 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Fri 3:10 PM2766 km1719 miles1493 nmSoutheast SE
SucreFri 2:10 PM2840 km1765 miles1534 nmEast E
BogotaFri 1:10 PM3162 km1965 miles1707 nmNortheast NE
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