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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 18:44:00 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 18:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 34' South, Longitude: 100° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.72 meters/second, 1529.0 km/hour, 950.1 miles/hour or 825.6 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' 10.2"949.83 miwest0° 07' 27.3"8.55 minorth950.20 mi
24 hours13° 58' 01.9"921.12 mieast3° 28' 14.9"238.65 minorth959.49 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 1:44 PM1406 km874 miles759 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:44 PM2183 km1357 miles1179 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaFri 1:44 PM2573 km1599 miles1389 nmEast E
QuitoFri 1:44 PM3061 km1902 miles1653 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownFri 10:44 AM3196 km1986 miles1726 nmWest-southwest WSW
La PazFri 2:44 PM3421 km2125 miles1847 nmEast E
Santiago *Fri 3:44 PM3438 km2136 miles1856 nmSoutheast SE
San JoseFri 12:44 PM3525 km2190 miles1903 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoFri 2:44 PM3604 km2239 miles1946 nmEast E
ManaguaFri 12:44 PM3630 km2256 miles1960 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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