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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 hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:44 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:45 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° 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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.12 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 minorth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 25' 58.6"967.17 miwest0° 09' 42.5"11.12 minorth967.59 mi
24 hours13° 12' 58.0"885.66 mieast4° 12' 32.9"289.36 minorth938.85 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 PM230 km143 miles124 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santa CruzSat 1:00 PM415 km258 miles224 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RiberaltaSat 1:00 PM614 km382 miles332 nmNorthwest NW
SucreSat 1:00 PM649 km403 miles350 nmSouthwest SW
Porto VelhoSat 1:00 PM673 km418 miles363 nmNorth-northwest NNW
La PazSat 1:00 PM743 km462 miles401 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio BrancoSat 1:00 PM836 km520 miles452 nmNorthwest NW
CobijaSat 1:00 PM866 km538 miles467 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManausSat 1:00 PM1257 km781 miles679 nmNorth N
Asuncion *Sat 2:00 PM1275 km792 miles688 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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