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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 17:00:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 17:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||14° 23' ||South|
|Longitude: ||61° 34' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.41 meters/second, 1556.7 km/hour, 967.3 miles/hour or 840.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 25.9"||16.12 mi||west||0° 00' 09.7"||0.18 mi||north||16.12 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 58.6"||967.17 mi||west||0° 09' 42.5"||11.12 mi||north||967.59 mi|
|24 hours||13° 12' 58.0"||885.66 mi||east||4° 12' 32.9"||289.36 mi||north||938.85 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Santa Cruz||Sat 1:00 PM||415 km||258 miles||224 nm|| SSW|
|Sucre||Sat 1:00 PM||649 km||403 miles||350 nm|| SW|
|Porto Velho||Sat 1:00 PM||673 km||418 miles||363 nm|| NNW|
|La Paz||Sat 1:00 PM||743 km||462 miles||401 nm|| WSW|
|Rio Branco||Sat 1:00 PM||836 km||520 miles||452 nm|| NW|
|Manaus||Sat 1:00 PM||1257 km||781 miles||679 nm|| N|
|Asuncion *||Sat 2:00 PM||1275 km||792 miles||688 nm|| SSE|
|Brasilia *||Sat 3:00 PM||1479 km||919 miles||798 nm|| E|
|Lima||Sat 12:00 Noon||1696 km||1054 miles||916 nm|| W|
|São Paulo *||Sat 3:00 PM||1870 km||1162 miles||1010 nm|| SE|
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