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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 18:24:00 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 18:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 37' South, Longitude: 95° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.61 meters/second, 1528.6 km/hour, 949.8 miles/hour or 825.4 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' 07.4"0.14 minorth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 24' 08.9"949.59 miwest0° 07' 25.0"8.50 minorth949.96 mi
24 hours13° 58' 40.7"921.62 mieast3° 27' 26.6"237.73 minorth959.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Fri 1:24 PM1769 km1099 miles955 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:24 PM1957 km1216 miles1057 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaFri 1:24 PM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilFri 1:24 PM2408 km1496 miles1300 nmNortheast NE
QuitoFri 1:24 PM2674 km1662 miles1444 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 2:24 PM2911 km1809 miles1572 nmEast E
Santiago *Fri 3:24 PM3034 km1885 miles1638 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoFri 2:24 PM3104 km1929 miles1676 nmEast-northeast ENE
SucreFri 2:24 PM3194 km1985 miles1725 nmEast E
San JoseFri 12:24 PM3294 km2047 miles1779 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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