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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 19:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 29' South, Longitude: 109° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.93 meters/second, 1529.8 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' 13.2"950.32 miwest0° 07' 32.0"8.64 minorth950.69 mi
24 hours13° 56' 43.9"920.11 mieast3° 29' 50.8"240.48 minorth958.98 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 2:24 PM1064 km661 miles575 nmSouth S
AdamstownFri 11:24 AM2257 km1402 miles1218 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsFri 1:24 PM2880 km1790 miles1555 nmNortheast NE
LimaFri 2:24 PM3582 km2226 miles1934 nmEast E
QuitoFri 2:24 PM3931 km2443 miles2123 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorFri 1:24 PM4131 km2567 miles2230 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaFri 1:24 PM4138 km2571 miles2234 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseFri 1:24 PM4153 km2581 miles2243 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaFri 1:24 PM4182 km2599 miles2258 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteFri 9:24 AM4206 km2614 miles2271 nmWest W

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