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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 3:59 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 19:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 30' South, Longitude: 108° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.91 meters/second, 1529.7 km/hour, 950.5 miles/hour or 826.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.84 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 24' 13.0"950.27 miwest0° 07' 31.5"8.63 minorth950.64 mi
24 hours13° 56' 51.6"920.21 mieast3° 29' 41.3"240.30 minorth959.03 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 2:20 PM1062 km660 miles574 nmSouth S
AdamstownFri 11:20 AM2349 km1459 miles1268 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsFri 1:20 PM2801 km1740 miles1512 nmNortheast NE
LimaFri 2:20 PM3481 km2163 miles1879 nmEast E
QuitoFri 2:20 PM3840 km2386 miles2073 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorFri 1:20 PM4074 km2532 miles2200 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseFri 1:20 PM4083 km2537 miles2204 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaFri 1:20 PM4085 km2538 miles2206 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaFri 1:20 PM4118 km2559 miles2223 nmNortheast NE
Santiago *Fri 4:20 PM4201 km2610 miles2268 nmEast-southeast ESE

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