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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 Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 17:00:00 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 hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 17:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 23' South, Longitude: 61° 18' 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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.12 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 minorth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 25' 58.5"967.09 miwest0° 09' 42.3"11.12 minorth967.50 mi
24 hours13° 13' 00.2"885.62 mieast4° 12' 31.2"289.30 minorth938.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San Ignacio de VelascoSat 1:00 PM224 km139 miles121 nmSouth S
Santa CruzSat 1:00 PM427 km266 miles231 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RiberaltaSat 1:00 PM638 km396 miles344 nmNorthwest NW
SucreSat 1:00 PM666 km414 miles360 nmSouthwest SW
La PazSat 1:00 PM770 km479 miles416 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio BrancoSat 1:00 PM860 km535 miles465 nmNorthwest NW
CobijaSat 1:00 PM892 km554 miles482 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManausSat 1:00 PM1254 km779 miles677 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Sat 2:00 PM1266 km787 miles683 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Brasilia *Sat 3:00 PM1450 km901 miles783 nmEast E
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