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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 3:58 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:44 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 19:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 28' South, Longitude: 112° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.99 meters/second, 1530.0 km/hour, 950.7 miles/hour or 826.1 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' 14.1"950.46 miwest0° 07' 33.3"8.66 minorth950.82 mi
24 hours13° 56' 22.2"919.83 mieast3° 30' 17.4"240.99 minorth958.83 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 2:34 PM1115 km693 miles602 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownFri 11:34 AM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsFri 1:34 PM3109 km1932 miles1679 nmNortheast NE
LimaFri 2:34 PM3864 km2401 miles2087 nmEast E
PapeeteFri 9:34 AM3925 km2439 miles2119 nmWest W
QuitoFri 2:34 PM4188 km2602 miles2261 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuatemalaFri 1:34 PM4293 km2668 miles2318 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 1:34 PM4297 km2670 miles2320 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityFri 1:34 PM4336 km2694 miles2341 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseFri 1:34 PM4357 km2708 miles2353 nmNortheast NE

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