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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, January 11, 2013 at 6:30:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 36' South, Longitude: 96° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.64 meters/second, 1528.7 km/hour, 949.9 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' 09.3"949.67 miWest0° 07' 25.7"8.51 miNorth950.03 mi
24 hours13° 58' 29.1"921.47 miEast3° 27' 41.2"238.01 miNorth959.67 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 1:30 PM1653 km1027 miles892 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:30 PM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaFri 1:30 PM2225 km1382 miles1201 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilFri 1:30 PM2522 km1567 miles1362 nmNortheast NE
QuitoFri 1:30 PM2786 km1731 miles1504 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 2:30 PM3064 km1904 miles1654 nmEast E
Santiago *Fri 3:30 PM3155 km1960 miles1703 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoFri 2:30 PM3253 km2021 miles1756 nmEast E
SucreFri 2:30 PM3346 km2079 miles1807 nmEast E
San JoseFri 12:30 PM3356 km2086 miles1812 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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