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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 18:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 38' South
Longitude: 92° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.54 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' 07.8"949.50 miwest0° 07' 23.4"8.47 minorth949.86 mi
24 hours13° 59' 05.7"922.01 mieast3° 26' 55.3"237.15 minorth959.98 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 PM1763 km1095 miles952 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:10 PM1876 km1166 miles1013 nmNorth N
Easter Island *Fri 1:10 PM2032 km1262 miles1097 nmSouthwest SW
GuayaquilFri 1:10 PM2185 km1357 miles1180 nmNortheast NE
QuitoFri 1:10 PM2453 km1524 miles1325 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 2:10 PM2583 km1605 miles1395 nmEast E
Rio BrancoFri 2:10 PM2785 km1730 miles1504 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Fri 3:10 PM2787 km1732 miles1505 nmSoutheast SE
SucreFri 2:10 PM2868 km1782 miles1549 nmEast E
BogotaFri 1:10 PM3180 km1976 miles1717 nmNortheast NE
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